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Variant of tyro.


or ti•ro

(ˈtaɪ roʊ)

n., pl. -ros.
a beginner in learning anything; novice.
[1605–15; < Latin tīrō recruit]
ty•ron′ic (-ˈrɒn ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tiro - someone new to a field or activitytiro - 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
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