More definitions of "fledgling":
- (adj): Of a young bird just having acquired its flight feathers.
Example: "A fledgling robin"
- (noun): Any new participant in some activity.
Synonyms: newcomer, fledgeling, starter, neophyte, freshman, newbie, entrant
- (adj): Young and inexperienced.
Example: "A fledgling enterprise"; "a fledgling skier"
Famous quotes containing the word fledgling:
“If in a shimmering room the babies came,
Drawn close by dreams of fledgling wing,
It was because night nursed them in its fold.”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)
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