noob

noun \ ˈnüb \
variants: or less commonly noobie play \ˈnü-bē\

Definition of noob

plural noobs also noobies
informal
: a person who has recently started a particular activity : newbie
  • The Burning owes a lot to Friday the 13th, for obvious reasons, though it's now most-remembered for a cast that includes Holly Hunter, Fisher Stevens, and Jason Alexander, all showbiz noobs back in 1981.
  • —Cheryl Eddy
  • Parkour websites post daily homework in the form of push-ups and other exercises, and some veterans urge "noobies" not to show up for training sessions until they can run a good three miles.
  • —Alice Park

Origin and Etymology of noob

by shortening from noobie, spelling variant of newbie


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