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Learners and inexperienced people - thesaurus

Synonyms

learner

noun

someone who is learning something

beginner

noun

someone who has just started to learn or do something

apprentice

noun

someone who works for a particular person or company, usually for low pay, in order to learn the type of work that they do

novice

noun

someone who is just beginning to learn a skill or subject

initiate

noun

someone who has recently joined an organization or group and is learning about it

protégé

noun

a young person who receives help or training from an older experienced person

the uninitiated

adjective

people who lack knowledge or experience

newcomer

noun

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

new kid on the block

someone who has just started a new activity

newbie

noun

someone who has recently started to do something

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babe in arms

noun

someone who is young and does not have much experience

greenhorn

noun

old-fashioned someone who does not have much experience

innocent

noun

someone who has little experience of life and the bad things that people do so that they tend to trust people too much

Johnny-come-lately

noun

informalshowing disapproval someone who has recently joined a group or activity and does not know much about it

muggle

noun

informal an insulting word for someone who does not know about something or how to do something

neophyte

noun

very formal someone who is just learning to do something and does not have much experience or skill

protégée

noun

a young woman who receives help or training from an older experienced person

rookie

noun

informal someone who has just started doing a job or activity and does not have much experience

tenderfoot

noun

Americaninformal someone who is not experienced and is doing something for the first time

tyro

noun

someone who has only recently begun learning something

virgin

noun

humorous someone who has never experienced a particular activity or been to a particular place

workie

noun

informal someone who is doing work experience (=working for a company without being paid)

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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