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  • n. A newb or newbie; refers to the idea that someone is new to a game, concept, or idea; implying a lack of experience. Also, in some areas the word noob can mean someone is obsessed with things.


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  • Some people take it personal when they are called a noob, but I have learned to simply ignore usage of the word noob and just laugh at their utter stupidity and lack of knowledge of a more sophisticated realm, known to some as "real life".


  • Whoever the noob is that wrote this article needs to gather some better information, try talking to the guys at pyramydair. com

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  • The terms noob, a new person online or in a chat room, staycation, a stay-at-home holiday where you pretend to be a tourist in your own city, and friend with benefits, a friend who also is a casual sex partner, were also said to be among the favourites, reports the Daily Telegraph.

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  • Just discovered this video about a "noob" - and clearly for newbies - via Caleb Booker's blog.

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  • Rapacallion: "Will def still JB for these reasons - Intelliscreen - Im not the most organized ..." iAirmanshirk: "yeah cuz the word noob totally applied to me not understanding an article ....." lilngineer: "YouTube works if it's setup as a new phone.

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  • Ok, it's not called the noob tube because you are tubing noobs.

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  • It's called the noob tube because it is a tube for noobs to use.

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  • I am not what you would call a noob but I am self taught.

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  • I'm still going to call noob status on reddit, but can you see how many downvotes someone is getting for a post other watching the number change? what's new online!

  • Its almost pointless, in a comment I was called a noob who knows nothing, umm okay?

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  • Slang for the term newbie or new user. It typically indicates that the user is new and has lesser knowledge or experience in the field that is being discussed

    July 20, 2009

  • I'd much rather be a newb then.

    Merci, mollusque.

    April 17, 2009

  • Compare newb.

    April 13, 2009

  • and one year later a noob adds a comment

    April 13, 2009

  • I added it because it's boon in reverse. :-)

    August 21, 2007

  • Or maybe they just aren't interested in the word. Pretty simple, no? :-)

    August 21, 2007

  • Because they're snobby elitists who don't like internet slang?

    August 20, 2007

  • I'm not sure why more people haven't added this word.

    August 20, 2007