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rookie

and rooky (ˈrʊki)
1. n. a person new at something; a neophyte, especially a police officer or a ballplayer. The rookie tackled the old-time player and earned a lot of cheering and applause.
2. mod. new; inexperienced. Fred is a rookie first baseman for the home team.

rooky

verb
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This isn't the case for Rooky, an emerging pop artist from New York City, who has now collaborated with living legend DMC of "Run-DMC" on a song titled "Live Forever," the first and only dance pop track in DMC's career; in addition, the music video is now available on YouTube, through Mind Over Music Group, a subsidiary of Mind Over Media Group.
Widnes could not have made a worse start, with rooky Paul O'Connor's blunder from the kick-off allowing Dobson to find Bruno Verges in acres of space for the first of his side's six touchdowns.
Spennymoor held out until the hour when Simon Barraclough scored from close range and in the 82nd minute the game was put beyond doubt when Rooky White went up unchallenged to head past Darren Harrigan.
She has paired her with fellow rooky Anne Laing against Wie and Brittany Lang in the first day foursomes at Formby today.
The Vice (ITV1Wales,9pm) Mel Raido, whop lays rooky PC Adam Parkes, spends much of the new series going deep undercover.
Then Branch tapped the ball home under the keeper from three yards when defender Reeves failed to cut out rooky striker Wilbraham's thrust.
Authored by Rieva Lesonsky, editorial director of "Entrepreneur" magazine and noted small business expert, this comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide takes rooky entrepreneurs by the hand and gently leads them through the often dizzying array of things they need to consider and do to start and run a business.
He also said Cameron had left rooky Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson politically exposed.
Blackburn did not know what had hit them and were struggling to make an impact with Premiership rooky Curtis Davies again enhancing his reputation by shutting down Powerhouse Shefki Kuqi.
With on-loan Jonathan Gould being suddenly recalled by Preston, Hereford were forced to give rooky keeper Ben Scott his debut.
He remembered a line he was sure came from one of Thomas's Laugharne poems, 'Light thickens, and the crow makes wing to the rooky wood.
It was with a growing sense of dread that the rooky DJ studied the list, silently mouthing the titles of the discs thereon.
Persistent rooky detective Butters (Chris Rock) wants to be his best buddy and his colleagues are starting to wonder where all the extra cash that he's splashing out on clothes and his family is coming from.
Hearts may have been the form side in February, earning Jefferies the Manager of the Month Award and rooky defender Ritchie the young players' prize.