beginner


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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 ?
During my first year in Venice I met an ingenious priest, who had been a tutor in a patrician family, and who was willing to lead my faltering steps through the "Inferno." This part of the "Divine Comedy" I read with a beginner's carefulness, and with a rapture in its beauties, which I will whisper the reader do not appear in every line.
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.
As a matter of fact, "Thus Spake Zarathustra", though it is unquestionably Nietzsche's opus magnum, is by no means the first of Nietzsche's works that the beginner ought to undertake to read.
'Pretty well, I think, for a beginner,' remarked Mr.
This is no story about the young beginner's struggles in London.
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. I struck up a diversion.
She opened one that had obviously been often turned over, and read a portion in the drawling tone of a beginner; then laughed, and threw it from her.
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.
I've been rather lucky haven't I, for a beginner? I found a good trainer, and I had second call on Cannon, who's riding him.
As a beginner, and especially to a member of the family, I suppose your terms will be moderate.
"Yes," said Dorothy, "you do very well, for a beginner."

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