rookie

rookie(
roo
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(novice)
a. el novato
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la novata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Luke has potential, but he's still a rookie.Luke tiene potencial, pero todavía es un novato.
Those thieves were rookies. That's why they got caught by the police.Esos ladrones eran novatos. Por eso los atrapó la policía.
b. el principiante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la principiante
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Rodrigo's still a rookie and has a lot to learn.Rodrigo todavía es un principiante y tiene mucho que aprender.
c. el bisoño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la bisoña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Cristina's no rookie when it comes to reporting from the world's hotspots.Cristina no es bisoña en lo de ser corresponsal en los lugares más conflictivos del mundo.
2. (military)
a. el recluta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la recluta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The sergeant took a squad of rookies out on a training exercise.El sargento se llevó a un pelotón de reclutas a hacer ejercicios de entrenamiento.
b. el bisoño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la bisoña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
New rookies will arrive in barracks today.Hoy llegan bisoños nuevos al cuartel.
3. (sports)
a. el novato
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la novata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
He is the youngest rookie ever to win a grand prix.Es el novato más joven de entre los que ganaron hasta ahora un gran premio.
b. el bisoño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la bisoña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Johnson, the English rookie, scored his first goal for the team today.Hoy Johnson, el bisoño inglés, marcó su primer gol para el equipo.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(inexperienced)
a. novato
In the movie, Emily plays a rookie cop who teams up with an old hand.En la película, Emily interpreta el papel de una policía novata que tiene como compañero a un veterano.
b. bisoño
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
There are some very talented young rookie drivers coming up in Formula 1.Hay varios pilotos jóvenes y bisoños de mucho talento que empiezan a destacar en Fórmula 1.
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rookie
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el novato(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la novato(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
rookie [ˈrʊkɪ] (US)
noun
1 (Mil) novatoanovata (m) (f);a novata bisoñoabisoña (m) (f);a bisoña
2 (Dep) debutante (m) en la temporada; (en la temporada)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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