Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 08/21/15 Callow

Callow (adjective, noun)
callow [kal-oh]


adjective
1. immature or inexperienced: a callow youth.
2. (of a young bird) featherless; unfledged.

noun
3. a recently hatched worker ant.

Synonyms
1. untried, green, raw; naive, puerile, jejune.

Antonyms
1. mature, adult, experienced.

Origin: before 1000; Middle English, Old English calu bald; cognate with Dutch kaal, German kahl bald, OCS golŭ bare

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