What is fledgling?

  • (noun): Young bird that has just fledged or become capable of flying.
    Synonyms: fledgeling
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "fledgling":

  • (adj): Of a young bird just having acquired its flight feathers.
    Example: "A fledgling robin"
    Synonyms: fledgeling
  • (adj): Young and inexperienced.
    Example: "A fledgling enterprise"; "a fledgling skier"
    Synonyms: unfledged

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 (1879–1955)