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be·gin·ner

 (bĭ-gĭn′ər)
n.
1. One that begins.
2. One who is just starting to learn or do something; a novice.

beginner

(bɪˈɡɪnə)
n
a person who has just started to do or learn something; novice

be•gin•ner

(bɪˈgɪn ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that begins.
2. a person who has just begun to learn something; novice.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beginner - someone new to a field or activitybeginner - someone new to a field or activity  
unskilled person - a person who lacks technical training
abecedarian - a novice learning the rudiments of some subject
apprentice, prentice, learner - works for an expert to learn a trade
cub, greenhorn, rookie - an awkward and inexperienced youth
landlubber, landsman, lubber - an inexperienced sailor; a sailor on the first voyage
fledgeling, fledgling, newbie, newcomer, entrant, freshman, neophyte, starter - any new participant in some activity
tenderfoot - an inexperienced person (especially someone inexperienced in outdoor living)
trainee - someone who is being trained
2.beginner - a person who founds or establishes some institutionbeginner - a person who founds or establishes some institution; "George Washington is the father of his country"
cofounder - one of a group of founders
coloniser, colonizer - someone who helps to found a colony
foundress - a woman founder
conceiver, mastermind, originator - someone who creates new things

beginner

noun novice, student, pupil, convert, recruit, amateur, initiate, newcomer, starter, trainee, apprentice, cub, fledgling, learner, freshman, neophyte, tyro, probationer, greenhorn (informal), novitiate, newbie (slang), tenderfoot, proselyte I am a complete beginner to bird-keeping.
authority, professional, expert, master, pro (informal), veteran, boffin (Brit. informal), old hand, old-timer, trouper, old stager, fundi (S. African), past master or past mistress

beginner

noun
One who is just starting to learn or do something:
Slang: rookie.
Translations
začátečník
begynder
algajaalustaja
aloittelijaavaajavasta-alkajaalkuunpanijaaloittaja
početnik
byrjandi
初心者
초보자
začetnik
nybörjare
ผู้เริ่มใหม่
người mới học

beginner

[bɪˈgɪnəʳ] Nprincipiante mf
it's just beginner's luckes la suerte del principiante

beginner

[bɪˈgɪnər] ndébutant(e) m/f
I'm just a beginner → Je ne suis qu'un débutant.

beginner

nAnfänger(in) m(f); beginner’s luckAnfängerglück nt

beginner

[bɪˈgɪnəʳ] nprincipiante m/f
it's just beginner's luck → è la solita fortuna del principiante

begin

(biˈgin) present participle beˈginning: past tense began (biˈgan) : past participle begun (biˈgan) verb
to come or bring, into being, to start. He began to talk; The meeting began early.
beˈginning noun
beˈginner noun
someone who is just learning how to do something. `Does he paint well?' `He's not bad for a beginner'.
to begin with
1. at first. I didn't like him to begin with, but now he's one of my best friends.
2. firstly. There are many reasons why I don't like her – to begin with, she doesn't tell the truth.

beginner

مُبْتَدِئ začátečník begynder Anfänger αρχάριος principiante aloittelija débutant početnik principiante 初心者 초보자 beginner nybegynner początkujący iniciante, principiante новичок nybörjare ผู้เริ่มใหม่ yeni başlayan người mới học 初学者

beginner

n. principiante, novicio-a; autor-a, iniciador-a.
References in classic literature ?
Here, tossed about by the sea, the beginner feels about as cosy as he would standing on a bull's horns.
The king winced under this accidental home-shot, but kept still; he was learning his part; and he was playing it well, too, for a pretty dull beginner.
Murdstone, in which he mentions that he would desire me to receive into an apartment in the rear of my house, which is at present unoccupied - and is, in short, to be let as a - in short,' said the stranger, with a smile and in a burst of confidence, 'as a bedroom - the young beginner whom I have now the pleasure to -' and the stranger waved his hand, and settled his chin in his shirt-collar.
The third beginner was a much more promising pupil.
The first actual pain which Miss Crawford occasioned her was the consequence of an inclination to learn to ride, which the former caught, soon after her being settled at Mansfield, from the example of the young ladies at the Park, and which, when Edmund's acquaintance with her increased, led to his encouraging the wish, and the offer of his own quiet mare for the purpose of her first attempts, as the best fitted for a beginner that either stable could furnish.
You can tell at a glance the difference between the old hand and the novice; between the case-hardened man who has been used to shift and struggle for years and the poor devil of a beginner striving to hide his misery, and in a constant agony of fear lest he should be found out.
You're solid on that point, and that's something, seeing I'm only a beginner.
Lydgate has been living at a great rate for a young beginner," said Mr.
As a beginner, and especially to a member of the family, I suppose your terms will be moderate.
would not have recognized it, but it did very well for a beginner, and Polly understood that night wherein the fascination of it lay, for she felt as if she had found a new gift all of a sudden, and was learning how to use it, knowing that it was dangerous, yet finding its chief charm in that very fact.
The chambermaid rearranged it with a ready hand which showed that she was no beginner in the art of dressing hair.
The trouble with the beginner at the writing game is the long, dry spells, when there is never an editor's cheque and everything pawnable is pawned.

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