Definition of newbie
- 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
He is a newbie to local politics.
a newbie to the Internet, he was still trying to cope with the visual clutter of cyberspace
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First Known Use: 1970See Words from the same year
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