callow

Part of speech: adjective

Unfledged; inexperienced; youthful.

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Usage examples "callow":

  1. With bird nicknames may be mentioned Callow, unfledged, cognate with Lat. - "The Romance of Names", Ernest Weekley.
  2. Both of the callow youth of fifteen and the man of the world of forty- five swear by the woman of thirty. - "Hints for Lovers", Arnold Haultain.
  3. The old man mumbled something about his daughter- in- law, while his callow son looked, if possible, more sheepish than at first. - "On the Heels of De Wet", The Intelligence Officer.