Examples of rookie in a Sentence
There are three rookies in the starting lineup.
an experienced policeman whose partner is a rookie
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Outside of Big Bang Theory prequel Young Sheldon — picked up for a full season after airing only one episode — rookie Me, Myself and I was pulled from the schedule after nine episodes, while 9JKL scored only a three-episode pickup.
There was his rookie of the year award in 2006 and his MVP and Cy Young sweep in 2011.
And that doesn’t include Watson or fellow rookie sensation Dalvin Cook.
Instead of Holmes, the Chiefs boast another elite running back in rookie Kareem Hunt.
Texans veteran quarterback Tom Savage is being thrust back into the starting lineup due to the season-ending torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered by rookie star Deshaun Watson.
All teachers have bad days, and rookies tend to be harder on themselves than veterans.
With the Dodgers three innings from falling into a deep deficit, the rookie slugger sparked a late comeback that stopped the Houston Astros' surge.
Suddenly, these rookies are surrounded by dudes who not only dress well, but are known for it.
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Origin and Etymology of rookie
First Known Use: 1868See Words from the same year
Synonymsabecedarian, apprentice, babe, colt, cub, fledgling, freshman, greenhorn, neophyte, newbie, newcomer, novice, novitiate, punk, recruit, rook, beginner, tenderfoot, tyro, virgin
Antonymsold hand, old-timer, vet, veteran
Related Wordsboot; amateur, dabbler, dilettante; learner, student, trainee; candidate, entrant, probationer
Near Antonymsexpert, master, pro, professional
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