fledgeling fledgeling

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any new participant in some activity
  2. (n) young bird that has just fledged or become capable of flying
  3. (adj) (of a young bird) having acquired its flight feathers

News

  • Jon Stewart in Cairo isn't just about laughs

    Egyptian and American political satire met head on last night, as US comedian Jon Stewart appeared on Egypt’s most popular comedy show, hosted by Bassem Youssef, to discuss freedom of speech and the power of satire in a fledgeling democratic context. Youssef’s weekly show, El Bernameg, is modeled on Stewart’s The Daily Show. Attracting an estimated 30 million viewers across the Middle East, the ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  • "I am very excited to see giants of our literature - Brathwaite, Derek Walcott, George Lamming (who spoke at our launch in Barbados), to name a few - prepared to engage and throw their weight behind our new fledgeling film industry. It is very...
    on Apr 19, 2010 By: Frances-Anne Solomon Source: Jamaica Gleaner

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