from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of tyro.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A newly recruited soldier.
  • n. A novice without practical experience.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as tyro.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The more correct spelling of tyro.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone new to a field or activity


From Latin tiro ("a young soldier, a beginner") (Wiktionary)



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  • Italian soccer jargon - a shot on goal.

    WordNET, you have this one confused with tyro.

    December 12, 2007