Examples of rookie in a Sentence
There are three rookies in the starting lineup.
an experienced policeman whose partner is a rookie
Recent Examples of rookie from the Web
But at training camp on Aug. 5, Ragland suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament, and the knee injury caused him to miss his entire rookie season.
As for Bryant, a guy who has won league MVP honors and the rookie of the year award in back-to-back seasons hardly would miss making the All-Star game.
There’s also an 18-year old rookie point guard that stands 6-foot-5 and has a 7-foot wingspan.
Those numbers weren’t necessarily overly impressive, but McGruder did finish third among all rookies in win shares (2.9) behind only Brogdon (4.1) and Hernangomez (3.4).
And no rookie was spared from the good-humored hazing — not even Turner, who, at 29, is three years Griner’s senior and older than all but four players on the team.
Between two rookie-level Arizona League teams and a Dominican Summer League squad, the Padres have plenty of places to stash the 47 teenagers added in the international amateur free agent period that closed June 15.
In his rookie season, Hill became a star kick returner and Pro Bowler.
Jordan Morris has only two goals thus far, one season removed from scoring a dozen in one of the most celebrated rookies seasons in Major League Soccer history.
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Origin and Etymology of rookie
perhaps alteration of recruit
First Known Use: 1868See Words from the same year
ROOKIE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rookie for English Language Learners
: a first-year player in a professional sport
: a person who has just started a job or activity and has little experience
ROOKIE Defined for Kids
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