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newbie

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noun new·bie \ˈnü-bē, ˈnyü-\

Simple Definition of newbie

  • : a person who has recently started a particular activity

Full Definition of newbie

  1. :  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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