unskilled person

Definitions of unskilled person

n a person who lacks technical training

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bootblack, shoeblack
a person who polishes shoes and boots
an unskilled or low-ranking soldier or other worker
drudge, hack, hacker
one who works hard at boring tasks
ignoramus, know nothing, uneducated person
an ignorant person
incompetent, incompetent person
someone who is not competent to take effective action
beginner, initiate, novice, tiro, tyro
someone new to a field or activity
an unskilled person who picks up rags from trash cans and public dumps as a means of livelihood
fiddler, tinkerer
an unskilled person who tries to fix or mend
a novice learning the rudiments of some subject
aliterate, aliterate person
a person who can read but is disinclined to derive information from literary sources
apprentice, learner, prentice
works for an expert to learn a trade
blunderer, botcher, bumbler, bungler, butcher, fumbler, sad sack, stumbler
someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence
cub, greenhorn, rookie
an awkward and inexperienced youth
illiterate, illiterate person, nonreader
a person unable to read
landlubber, landsman, lubber
an inexperienced sailor; a sailor on the first voyage
entrant, fledgeling, fledgling, freshman, neophyte, newbie, newcomer, starter
any new participant in some activity
plodder, slogger
someone who works slowly and monotonously for long hours
an incompetent person; usually used in negative constructions
an inexperienced person (especially someone inexperienced in outdoor living)
someone who is being trained
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individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
a human being

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