Translation of rookie in Spanish:

rookie

Pronunciation: /ˈrʊki/

n

[colloquial/familiar]
  • 1.1 (novice) novato, (m,f), principiante (mf), bisoño, (m,f); (before noun/delante del nombre) [journalist/golfer] novato, bisoño
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    • Even a rookie police officer could see he was involved with the other assassins.
    • We were presented with NYPD sleeve patches, shown around the police museum, visited the Police Academy where rookies were trained, and shown their incident vehicles.
    • Tracking down a horrifying killer, a rookie cop discovers what it is like for the hunter to become the hunted.
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    • Naturally, he is adept at organizing hockey camps and schools - an invaluable skill to have for a coach of a team that featured 12 rookies this season.
    • Many of our team members were rookies, myself included.
    • Although many of the current players are former athletes, others are rookies not only to football but to sports in general.
    1.2 (military recruit) recluta (masculine)

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