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Definition of rookie noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    rookie

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈrʊki//
     
    (informal)
     
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  1. 1 a person who has just started a job or an activity and has very little experience
  2. 2 a member of a sports team in his or her first full year of playing that sport
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: rookie