(Sports) A first-year player, especially in a professional sport.
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
A person new to a particular occupation, activity, etc.; apprentice; beginner; tyro
Neophyte is a beginner, a recent convert to something and not yet very familiar with it.
The period of being a novice.
A student in the first-year class of a high school, college, or university.
Any beginner or novice
One who has only recently arrived.
A person who enters, esp. one who enters a contest
The definition of a recruit is a new person who has joined something, especially the military.
A person, esp. a student, participating in a program of temporary, supervised work in a particular field in order to gain practical experience
A beginner in the Boy Scouts
One who is being instructed in a subject at an elementary level.
(--- Now Rare) A newly arrived immigrant
(Slang) A Navy or Marine recruit, esp. one in a training camp
One lacking the skill of a professional, as in an art.
An attentive observer:
The definition of an understudy is an actor who learns the role of another actor and who performs when that actor is unable.
An individual of recognized knowledge in a particular topic, typically confirmed by academic standing and publications, who is called upon by one of the parties to testify in court as to his or her opinion of the underlying facts. Also referred to as expert witness.
The definition of a veteran is a person who has served in the military or a person who has obtained a lot of experience in a particular field.
A person who has recently been, or is about to be, initiated
A participant in the U.S. Constitutional Convention of 1787, esp. one who signed the document
Any learner or beginner; novice
A girl or woman, typically 16-18 years of age, making a debut, esp. into upper-class society
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