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greenhorn

a raw, inexperienced person; especially a new cowboy. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
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There were no greenhorns living in my neighborhood.
The party is conducting a two-day orientation programme at Surajkund from Saturday, where the greenhorns would be given lessons on how to use the social media and ways to avoid controversies.
Even though we're seeing a few more greenhorns in our duck holes, we couldn't be more happy, happy for Phil Robertson and family, who are dispelling many hunter stereotypes and championing the sport of waterfowl.
The Greenhorns is not being distributed through conventional cinemas.
Since it was founded in Berkeley, California in 2007, the Greenhorns organization has produced a Guide for Beginning Farmers, hosted a weekly radio program, amassed a network of 3,000 young farmers, and hosted seed swaps, skill-building workshops, and a variety of other projects.
Regularly he would bellow tirades at hopeless greenhorns (like me).
But they may not notice the absences, as new starters Chris Mayor, Paul Diggin, Stephen Myler, Brett Sharman and Mark Easter are hardly greenhorns and unused to Northampton's current style or tactics.
We're all greenhorns in one area or another; you can never learn too much.
John Wayne stars in this flag-waving bit of American propaganda, as a hard bitten Marine who has the unfortunate task of turning a bunch of naive greenhorns into battle-ready soldiers.
Playing their first match of the year, the home side were not at their best and displayed signs of rustiness as they squandered a series of scoring opportunities at Auckland's Eden Park against a French side, a stitched-together selection of gnarled veterans and greenhorns.
Winger Jean Francois Coux scored on his debut in the second half for the French side, a stitchedtogether selection of gnarled veterans and greenhorns.
In this telling, if the experiment of American Iraq ends in failure, it won't be because it was wrongheaded and doomed from the start, or because the Bush administration shoved aside the vast State Department prewar plans and stocked the occupation authority with hapless greenhorns from the Texas Republican party.