newcomer

noun

new·​com·​er ˈnü-ˌkə-mər How to pronounce newcomer (audio)
ˈnyü-
1
: one recently arrived
2

Examples of newcomer in a Sentence

he's a newcomer to ice hockey
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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of newcomer was in the 15th century

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“Newcomer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/newcomer. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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newcomer

noun
new·​com·​er ˈn(y)ü-ˌkəm-ər How to pronounce newcomer (audio)
1
: one recently arrived
2

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