newbie

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noun new·bie \ˈnü-bē, ˈnyü-\

Definition of newbie

chiefly US, informal

  1. :  a person who has recently started a particular activity :  beginner, novice It's true that some users-particularly newbies—fall into the Web like Alice down the rabbit hole. — Scott Kirsner What will happen when all those newbie politicians sit down in the swivel chair for the first time? — Geoff Clark

Examples of newbie in a sentence

  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 and Etymology of newbie

irregular from new


First Known Use: 1970


NEWBIE Defined for English Language Learners

newbie

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noun new·bie \ˈnü-bē, ˈnyü-\

Definition of newbie for English Language Learners

  • : a person who has recently started a particular activity



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