greenhorn greenhorn


  • (n) an awkward and inexperienced youth



  1. The greenhorn scooped up panfuls of clean gold.
  2. The Governor's aides hope that by emphasizing the record now, Bush can transform his image from greenhorn and dilettante to Man of Accomplishment.
  3. Full of crisp, witty, His Girl Friday exchanges, we follow greenhorn gumshoe Richard Field, newly arrived in Shanghai from Yorkshire.


  1. Money Raised For Project Hope

    Sonora, CA -- Sonora Regional Medical Center's Project Hope Golf Classic raised $63,557 this year. The event was held Wednesday at Greenhorn Creek in Angels Camp. SRMC's Gail Witzlesteiner
    on June 15, 2013     Source:

  2. CSN: Shumate looks like ND's guy at safety

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Elijah Shumate may have been projected as a safety when he came to Notre Dame as a four-star recruit out of New Jersey, but the freshman will admit he's still a greenhorn at the position.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS


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