from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang One that is new to something, especially a novice at using computer technology or the Internet.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A new user or participant; someone who is extremely new and inexperienced (to a game or activity). A beginner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any new participant in some activity
Thus, the number one gear advice I can give to the newbie is a good book on the basics of fly fishing.
But the newbie is usually an idealistic recent law school grads who loosens his tie after a long day in court and goes out to a bar with fellow young grads who remind each other that while you win some — and get ready for the flipperoo — you lose some as well!
Being a newbie is advantageous in that you will be viewing the culture fresh, learning the local dialect as a matter of course, and will elicit all kinds of assistance from helpful folks when shopping, setting up a bank account, etc.
To deliver such a prominent franchise into the hands of a relative newbie is a great show of faith from the publisher, but you can be sure that their decision hasn't been incidental and I don't think we'll see a drop in quality.
Get to know some people and ask questions and don't be afraid to admit you're a "newbie" - after all, these people had to start somewhere also, right?
The other newbie is Ilanna, a European female in her late 20s to early 30s who possesses great intelligence, but who’s also dangerous as all get out.
The term newbie or noob, originally thought to be from British public-school and military slang "new boy," was first spotted in the Usenet newsgroup talk. bizarre as an insult to a clueless newcomer.
In that group I am a newbie, which is funny since I've been at Tor nearly half its lifetime.
But to a tag newbie this is interesting … The tips in this link helped me understand tags [...]
I'd also like to tag newbie Mary Danielson from A Merry Romance.
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