wet behind the ears
phrasal immature, inexperienced

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wet behind the ears — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Not experienced; not knowing how to do something; new in a job or place. * /The new student is still wet behind the ears; he has not yet learned the tricks that the boys play on each other./ Compare: DRY BEHIND THE EARS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • wet behind the ears — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Not experienced; not knowing how to do something; new in a job or place. * /The new student is still wet behind the ears; he has not yet learned the tricks that the boys play on each other./ Compare: DRY BEHIND THE EARS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Wet Behind The Ears — Información artística Género(s) Country rock, Pop Discográfica(s) Rock Indiana Miembros …   Wikipedia Español

  • wet behind the ears — Someone who is wet behind the ears is either very young or inexperienced …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • wet behind the ears — ► wet behind the ears informal lacking experience; immature. Main Entry: ↑wet …   English terms dictionary

  • wet behind the ears — phrasal : immature : inexperienced * * * wet behind the ears (informal) Naïve, immature • • • Main Entry: ↑ear wet behind the ears Very young, immature, gullible • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wet behind the ears —    Someone who is wet behind the ears is either very young or inexperienced.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    Somebody who is wet behind the ears is inexperienced or immature.     Scott shouldn t be given that job. He s still a bit wet… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • wet behind the ears — adjective Inexperienced; not seasoned; new; just beginning; immature, especially in judgment. [They would put] their hands behind their ears and pat the top of their heads to taunt me with the fact that I was still wet behind the ears and soft on …   Wiktionary

  • wet\ behind\ the\ ears — adj. phr. informal Not experienced; not knowing how to do something; new in a job or place. The new student is still wet behind the ears; he has not yet learned the tricks that the boys play on each other. Compare: dry behind the ears …   Словарь американских идиом

  • wet behind the ears — inexperienced, immature He is a little wet behind the ears and doesn t know much about the company yet …   Idioms and examples

  • wet behind the ears — young and not experienced. The job put a lot of responsibility on someone who was still wet behind the ears, but he learned fast …   New idioms dictionary

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