Nouns (4)

novice, tiro
n. a novice, particularly a new soldier; "The officers gave each tiro a uniform when they reported for duty."
novice, novitiate
n. someone who has entered a religious order but has not taken final vows

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Adjectives (4)

novice, beginning
adj. serving to begin; "the beginning canto of the poem"; "the first verse"
novice, apprentice
adj. in training: "an apprentice carpenter"

Fuzzynyms (33)

neophyte, amateur, beginner
n. a person who has just started to do or learn something; "She is a beginner at Spanish; she just started learning it."
auxiliary, aide
n. someone who acts as assistant
n. someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime
truster, believer
n. a supporter who accepts something as true
n. a person who has been converted to another religious or political belief
rookie, greenhorn, cub
n. an awkward and inexperienced youth
sciolist, dilettante, dabbler
n. an amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge
adherent, disciple
n. someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
resident physician, house physician, resident
n. a physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital; "the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital"
n. a specialist in internal medicine
secular, layperson, layman
n. someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
enlistee, recruit
n. any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)
scholarly person, student, bookman, scholar
n. a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
educatee, pupil, student
n. a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution

Synonyms (29)

n. a beginner; "Some elderly people are tyros as regards using a computer."
neophyte, amateur, beginner
n. a person who has just started to do or learn something; "She is a beginner at Spanish; she just started learning it."
rude, primitive, crude
adj. belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness; "the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man"; "primitive movies of the 1890s"; "primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mountains"
embryotic, embryonic
adj. in an early stage of development; "the embryonic government staffed by survivors of the massacre"; "an embryonic nation, not yet self-governing"
inchoate, incipient
adj. only partly in existence; imperfectly formed; "incipient civil disorder"; "an incipient tumor"; "a vague inchoate idea"
adj. appearing or developing early; "precocious flowers appear before the leaves as in some species of magnolias"
naive, primitive
adj. of or created by one without formal training; simple or naive in style; "primitive art such as that by Grandma Moses is often colorful and striking"
unfledged, fledgling, callow
adj. young and inexperienced; "a fledgling enterprise"; "a fledgling skier"; "an unfledged lawyer"
young, untried, untested, unseasoned
adj. not tried or tested by experience; "unseasoned artillery volunteers"; "still untested in battle"; "an illustrator untried in mural painting"; "a young hand at plowing"
new, raw
adj. lacking training or experience; "the new men were eager to fight"; "raw recruits"
uninitiated, naive, uninitiate
adj. not initiated; deficient in relevant experience; "it seemed a bizarre ceremony to uninitiated western eyes"; "he took part in the experiment as a naive subject"
unpractised, unversed, unpracticed
adj. not having had extensive practice

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