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noob

(nuːb)
n
slang another word for newbie Also written: n00b
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noob

A derogatory term for a newbie. Often written as “n00b” in leetspeak.
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Translations
Noob
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noob
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However, it is also possible that the HUEHUEs really are lousy players who do not understand English, are not capable of noticing the difference between noob talk and real games' jargon and are incapable of anything more creative than merely repeating the insults directed towards them.
CREATIVE HIGHLIGHTS Won the Grand Effie for "The Vet and the nOOb" campaign for Activision Publishing's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3; won a Grand Prix for Samsung's "The Next Big Thing Is Here" at the 4A's Jay Chiat Awards for Strategic Excellence.
On the flip side of the coin, if a teacher wanted to add some contemporary flair and test her students on such newfangled vocabulary as "jeggings," "bromance," or "noob," she'd have a hard time tracking down the definitions in the 1987 version.
Gavaskar, in his inimitable style, narrated that till the death of Pataudi, in September 2011, he couldn't get the right word to address him, though the dasher was known by nick names: Tiger, Noob, Pat, and Nawab saheb .
Table 3: Concepts of genetics and DNA Hmong Concept Translation/Scientific Concept (1) noob seed; offspring; gene roj ntsha/ntshav of or pertaining to the composition of blood noob caj ces/ceg genes of the clan/lineage raws caj ces/ceg follows clan lineage; heredity keeb origin; family origin mob muaj keeb condition/illness that follows family origin; heredity serr sa (2) genetic blood (1.) Compiled from personal communications and Internet translation resources.
An anthology of eight essays, most written by linguists and lexicographers, Adams's text probes such disparate linguistic phenomena as Nadsat, the Slavic-derived slang of Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange, and 1337 (pronounced "leet" or "elite"), the hacker-speak that ushered "pwn," "noob," and "orly" into our Internet vernacular.
A noob refers to someone who doesn't have the basic knowledge when it comes to pop culture, tech terms or just generally what seems to be "in" that week .If you ever happen to look over your son or daughter's shoulder while they are on instant message sites or Facebook and you see "POS", it refers to: parents over shoulder.
Another contender is "noob", a derogatory name for someone new to a particular task or community.