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fledgling
(adj)
FLEJ-ling
Meaning

youthful, immature, inexperienced

1st Sample Sentence

As a fledgling professor, I would sometimes embarrass myself by making mistakes in my lectures which even the students noticed.

Synonyms

fledgling, callow

Mnemonics

fully fledged = mature or experienced, but fledgling means the one who isn't matured, i.e. is a neophyte or newbie rhymes with duckling and a young duck is inexperienced. sounds similar to sledging in cricket: Normally inexperienced young players do sledging if they are unable to get wickets.

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