new kid on the block

Definition of new kid on the block

:someone who has recently joined a particular group
  • I was the new kid on the block, having just been hired the week before.

Word by Word Definitions

new play
  1. : having recently come into existence : recent, modern

  2. : having been seen, used, or known for a short time : novel

  3. : unfamiliar

  1. : newly, recently

kid play
  1. : a young person

  2. : a young goat

  3. : a young individual of various animals related to the goat

  1. : younger

  1. : to deceive (someone) as a joke : to say untrue things to (someone) in a playful or joking way

  2. : to fail to admit the truth to (someone)

  3. : to gently criticize or tease (someone) in a friendly or good-humored way

  1. : to bring forth young

block play
  1. : a compact usually solid piece of substantial material especially when worked or altered to serve a particular purpose : such as

  2. : the piece of wood on which the neck of a person condemned to be beheaded is laid for execution

  3. : a mold or form on which articles are shaped or displayed

  1. : to make unsuitable for passage or progress by obstruction

  2. : blockade

  3. : to hinder the passage, progress, or accomplishment of by or as if by interposing an obstruction


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