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greenhorn

a raw, inexperienced person; especially a new cowboy. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
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Greenhorns are typically 24 to 45, have no children in the home, are renters with some homeowners mixed in, are low-middle to upper-middle class and live in cities and city surroundings.
Greenhorns and Greener Pastures span the income level of what we call 'middle class,' but they are willing to pay more for environmentally-friendly products and services.
In just a few short weeks these greenhorns -- including a prim lawyer, macho marketer and pampered society girl -- must master horse survival skills, bull riding and calf roping before a grueling trail ride and final rodeo challenge.
7 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight greenhorns believe they have what it takes to be called "cowboy" in CMT's new eight-part series, COWBOY U 2004.
While some of these fossil finds will be new to geographic greenhorns, Dr.
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK - It's really a shame that some greedy, impatient greenhorns, having blundered into this place while looking for a shortcut to California's gold fields, saddled it with such a macabre name.
The film proved to be a breakthrough role for Van Peebles, who earned the NAACP Image Award for his performance as a young recruit in a squadron of greenhorns being whipped into shape by a hell-raising career sergeant played by Eastwood.
A learning experience for greenhorns, a chance to share their wisdom for graybeards, a confidence boost for all involved.
While the Greenhorns got second, third and fourth opinions - from specialists in Cleveland, New York and Oklahoma - the diagnosis was the same.
With the Greenhorn girls, the tenacity always helped them outrun the trouble.