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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 ?
It was good practice, he said, and when the beginners improved, anyone would pay.
Wyeth was immediately for pursuing them, rifle in hand, but saw evident signs of dissatisfaction in his half-breed hunters; who considered him as trenching upon their province, and meddling with things quite above his capacity; for these veterans of the wilderness are exceedingly pragmatical, on points of venery and woodcraft, and tenacious of their superiority; looking down with infinite contempt upon all raw beginners.
The steep shores of the Mediterranean favoured the beginners in one of humanity's most daring enterprises, and the enchanting inland sea of classic adventure has led mankind gently from headland to headland, from bay to bay, from island to island, out into the promise of world-wide oceans beyond the Pillars of Hercules.
Yet even in beginners, to adhere so moderately, as he be a man of the one faction, which is most passable with the other, commonly giveth best way.
The wench I should have been courting now was journalism, that grisette of literature who has a smile and a hand for all beginners, welcoming them at the threshold, teaching them so much that is worth knowing, introducing them to the other lady whom they have worshipped from afar, showing them even how to woo her, and then bidding them a bright God-speed - he were an ingrate who, having had her joyous companionship, no longer flings her a kiss as they pass.
When he had copied the article a second time and rolled it up carefully, he read in a newspaper an item on hints to beginners, and discovered the iron law that manuscripts should never be rolled and that they should be written on one side of the paper.
When I protested, he said he had only carried out my orders and had known it would not look well; so I gave in, and the remaining borders were done after the pattern of the first two, and I will have patience and see how they look this summer, before digging them up again; for it becomes beginners to be humble.
There is a power that arranges that, they say, for beginners.
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.

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