greenhorn

[green-hawrn]
noun
1.
an untrained or inexperienced person.
2.
a naive or gullible person; someone who is easily tricked or swindled.
3.
Slang. a newly arrived immigrant; newcomer.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English; see green, horn; orig. applied to cattle with green (i.e., young) horns

greenhornism, noun
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greenhorn (ˈɡriːnˌhɔːn)
 
n
1.  an inexperienced person, esp one who is extremely gullible
2.  chiefly (US) a newcomer or immigrant
 
[C17: originally an animal with green (that is, young) horns]

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The old-time card sharps always let the greenhorn win a few hands early on so he'd up his ante too.
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