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English definition of “callow”

callow

adjective uk   /ˈkæl.əʊ/ us    /-oʊ/ literary disapproving
describes someone, especially a young person, who behaves in a way that shows they have little experience, confidence, or judgment: Mark was just a callow youth of 16 when he arrived in Paris.Naive and trustingInexperienced (of people)
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