Definition of newbie
chiefly US, informal
: 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
He is a newbie to local politics.
<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
Definition of newbie for English Language Learners
: a person who has recently started a particular activity
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