Examples of rookie in a sentence
There are three rookies in the starting lineup.
an experienced policeman whose partner is a rookie
Origin and Etymology of rookie
perhaps alteration of recruit
First Known Use: 1868
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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