Associations to the word «Rookie»


ROOKIE, noun. An inexperienced recruit, especially in the police or armed forces.
ROOKIE, noun. A novice.
ROOKIE, noun. An athlete either new to the sport or to a team or in his first year of professional competition, especially said of baseball, basketball, hockey and American football players.
ROOKIE, noun. (British) A type of firecracker, used by farmers to scare rooks.
ROOKIE, adjective. Non-professional; amateur

Dictionary definition

ROOKIE, noun. An awkward and inexperienced youth.

Wise words

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