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Daemon
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tyro

(noun) A beginner in learning something.

Synonyms: beginner, initiate, novice

Usage: I once heard a pirate swear, but his best efforts would have seemed like those of a tyro alongside of Perry's masterful and scientific imprecations.
Androcles
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A master mechanic can show a tyro that diagnosing an engine trouble is no big deal!
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Tyro isn't used much these days but it's similar to newbie, novice, or recruit. We have all been tyros at some point, but it doesn't necessarily prevent us from hazing the new kid, the next-generation tyro. Tyro can also be used as an adjective to describe someone new to a particular scene — such as "the tyro congressman" or "the tyro quarterback."

A beginner, a new recruit, or someone who is just learning something. If you are the new guy at the job and you're wearing a big dorky badge that says "Trainee" on it, you are a tyro.


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Noun 1. tyro - someone new to a field or activitytyro - someone new to a field or activity
≡beginner, initiate, tiro, novice

↔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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