Callow



immature or inexperienced:
a callow youth.
(of a young bird) featherless; unfledged.
a recently hatched worker ant.
Contemporary Examples

C.E. Morgan: ‘Light in August’ is Faulkner’s Great American Novel C.E. Morgan August 15, 2012
In Defense of Jonathan Franzen Michelle Goldberg September 25, 2013
‘Nurse Jackie’ Will Make You Feel Better Caryn James June 6, 2009
North Korea’s Dangerous Hostage Game Gordon G. Chang May 2, 2013
Thank You, Elizabeth Wurtzel: ‘Prozac Nation’ Turns 20 Nicolaus Mills July 30, 2014

Historical Examples

The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2) Ida Husted Harper
The Book of Khalid Ameen Rihani
Electric Bells and All About Them S. R. Bottone
Zero Data Charles Saphro
The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane

adjective
lacking experience of life; immature
(rare) (of a young bird) unfledged and usually lacking feathers
noun
Simon. born 1949, British actor and theatre director
adj.

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