nounUS • informal
- A person, especially a firefighter, undergoing probation in a job: an energetic probie at a firehouse in lower Manhattan a job that in the end draws no distinction between probie and veteranMore example sentences
- To the probies, he was not only a first-rate role model and teacher, he was also a friend and an older brother.
- CNN's Deborah Feyrick has been following one of the probies through training.
- I just don't understand why the sergeant in charge of this station doesn't get one of the new probies in.