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English adjective: fledgling

1. fledgling (of a young bird) having acquired its flight feathers

SamplesA fledgling robin.


Similarfledged, mature

Antonymsunfledged, immature

2. fledgling young and inexperienced

SamplesA fledgling enterprise.
A fledgling skier.
An unfledged lawyer.

Synonymscallow, unfledged

Similarinexperienced, inexperient

Antonymsexperienced, experient

English noun: fledgling

1. fledgling (person) any new participant in some activity

Synonymsentrant, fledgeling, freshman, neophyte, newbie, newcomer, starter

Broader (hypernym)beginner, initiate, novice, tiro, tyro

Narrower (hyponym)enlistee, recruit

2. fledgling (animal) young bird that has just fledged or become capable of flying


Broader (hypernym)young bird

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