fledgeling

Primary Meanings of fledgeling

1.
nadj
young bird that has just fledged or become capable of flying
(of a young bird) having acquired its flight feathers
2.
n
any new participant in some activity
Full Definitions of fledgeling
1

n young bird that has just fledged or become capable of flying

Synonyms:
fledgling
Type of:
young bird
a bird that is still young

adj (of a young bird) having acquired its flight feathers

Synonyms:
fledgling
fledged, mature
(of birds) having developed feathers or plumage; often used in combination
2

n any new participant in some activity

Synonyms:
entrant, fledgling, freshman, neophyte, newbie, newcomer, starter
Types:
enlistee, recruit
any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)
Type of:
beginner, initiate, novice, tiro, tyro
someone new to a field or activity

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.