How to Pronounce callow?

Correct pronunciation for the word "callow" is [kˈalə͡ʊ], [kˈalə‍ʊ], [k_ˈa_l_əʊ].

"Callow" in context

Callow is an adjective used to describe someone or something that is young and inexperienced. It is often used to describe young birds, who look for learning to fly and mature. It can also be used to refer to young people who are just starting out in life and have yet to gain much experience. It emphasizes a person's naivety and lack of judgement which comes from not having had enough experience.

When applied to a person, it suggests youth and a lack of understanding and experience. They are often described as not having had their 'learning years' and could still use some guidance.


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