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n. - An awkward and inexperienced youth.

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  • Being a "greenhorn" -- i.e., just off the boat -- was a put down back when your professor, PT, was coming up.
  • Renee W. said, "Sometimes a greenhorn is a dark horse and even a nova."
  • A fool of a greenhorn was a-managin 'of the thing, an' this is the result.
  • I inquired what he meant, was first called a greenhorn for not knowing, and then had it explained to me. for more
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