Meaning of “callow” in the English Dictionary

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"callow" in British English

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uk /ˈkæl.əʊ/ us /ˈkæl.oʊ/ literary disapproving

Someone, especially a young person, who is callow 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.

(Definition of “callow” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)