Todays Word: Callow

Word: callow

PRONUNCIATION:

(KAL-oh)

MEANING:

adjective: Inexperienced or immature.

ETYMOLOGY:

From Old English calu (bald, featherless). Earliest documented use: before 1000.

USAGE:

“Belva Davis was a young and callow rookie from a tiny black radio station in Oakland.”
Jerry Roberts; California Pioneer; The Santa Barbara Independent (California); Apr 21, 2011.

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