newcomer - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/ˈnjuːˌkʌmə(r)/
singularnewcomer
pluralnewcomers
  1. 1
    someone who has recently started to live or work somewhere, or who has just arrived in a place

    As a newcomer to the area, Paul was anxious to make friends.

    Victoria came down the steps to greet the newcomers.

  2. 2
    someone who has recently started to do something or be involved in something

    Edwards is the only newcomer in an otherwise experienced side.