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90-Day Wonder

Definition of the noun 90-Day Wonder

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noun

  1. [context: US Army, derogatory, slang] Newly-commissioned graduate of Officer Candidate School or Direct Commissioning program.

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Google previewEnough Is Enough (2002)

by Kenneth A. Raupp

Basically, a 90-day wonder is a freshly graduated second lieutenant that has no field experience. Our advance was equal to that of a herd of turtles . We moved forward on our bellies, trying to determine where the enemy fire was coming from.

Google previewSafire's Political Dictionary (2008)

by William Safire

The use of instant—similar to the description of a graduate of Officers Candidate School as a “90-day wonder”—plays on the suspicion of any quick assumption of expertise. Although Agnew's remarks were roundly denounced by many ...

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