Origin of prentice
- a male given name.
Related Words for prenticeundisciplined, unschooled, naive, inept, young, untried, unsophisticated, immature, raw, primitive, harsh, rude, simple, rudimentary, makeshift, unprocessed, coarse, homemade, amateurish, worker
Examples from the Web for prentice
Contemporary Examples of prentice
“During the dry season, women ate more green leafy vegetables,” Prentice said.How Famines Make Future Generations Fat
May 11, 2014
Historical Examples of prentice
Lucas spoke to him in Flemish to explain his own return with the English prentice.The Armourer's Prentices
Charlotte M. Yonge
At these dread words the 'prentice bowed once more, and so withdrew as he had come.
Gabriel folded his arms, which were now at liberty, and eyed his old 'prentice in silence.
I am, for I never expected to rise to this w'en I was a milliner's 'prentice in London.'Sarah's School Friend
Miss Prentice, the principal, never seemed to be interested in Nancy.A Little Miss Nobody
Amy Bell Marlowe
- an archaic word for apprentice
c.1300, shortened form of apprentice (n.). As a verb from 1590s.