noun, often attributive \ˈnü-bē, ˈnyü-\

: a person who has recently started a particular activity

Full Definition of NEWBIE

:  newcomer; especially :  a newcomer to cyberspace

Examples of NEWBIE

  1. He is a newbie to local politics.
  2. <a newbie to the Internet, he was still trying to cope with the visual clutter of cyberspace>

Origin of NEWBIE

irregular from new
First Known Use: 1970


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