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Having little knowledge or experience of a particular thing:‘an inexperienced driver’‘he is still relatively young and inexperienced’
inexpert, unpractised, lacking experience, untrained, untutored, unschooled, unqualified, unskilled, amateur, uninitiateduninformed, ignorant, unacquainted, unversed, unfledged, untried, unseasonednaive, unsophisticated, callow, immature, fresh, green, rawwet behind the ears, wide-eyed, out of one's depth, born yesterdayView synonyms
- ‘He said the defendant was not an immature youth, nor a wholly inexperienced parent.’
- ‘Heaton's inexperienced side simply cannot get enough runs on the board.’
- ‘It is not a sin or a crime to be young, inexperienced, ignorant, and hopeful.’
- ‘Inexperienced pilots of those gyroplanes should not fly in winds above 15 knots.’
- ‘Relatively inexperienced amateurs can now be guided, and in some cases almost hauled, to the summit.’
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