noun Date: 15th century 1. one recently arrived 2. beginner, rookie

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  • Newcomer — New com er, n. One who has lately come. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • newcomer — index neophyte, novice, probationer (one being tested), stranger, successor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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  • newcomer — [n] person who has just arrived in area alien, arrival, beginner, blow in*, colt*, foreigner, greenhorn*, immigrant, incomer, Johnny come lately*, late arrival, latecomer, maverick, neophyte, new kid on the block*, novice, novitiate, outsider,… …   New thesaurus

  • newcomer — ► NOUN 1) a person who has recently arrived. 2) a novice …   English terms dictionary

  • newcomer — [no͞o′kum΄ər, nyo͞o′kum΄ər] n. a recent arrival …   English World dictionary

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  • newcomer — new|com|er [ˈnju:kʌmə US ˈnu:kʌmər] n 1.) someone who has only recently arrived somewhere or only recently started a particular activity →↑novice newcomer to ▪ I m a relative newcomer to the retail business. ▪ a special award for the most… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • newcomer — [[t]nju͟ːkʌmə(r), AM nu͟ː [/t]] newcomers 1) N COUNT A newcomer is a person who has recently arrived in a place, joined an organization, or started a new activity. He must be a newcomer to town and he obviously didn t understand our local customs …   English dictionary

  • Newcomer — New|co|mer 〈[ nju:kʌmə(r)] m. 3〉 Neuankömmling, Neuling [<engl. new „neu“ + come „kommen“] * * * New|co|mer [ nju:kamɐ ], der; s, [engl. newcomer = Neuankömmling, Neuling]: jmd., der in einer Branche, einem Geschäft o. Ä. neu ist, noch nicht… …   Universal-Lexikon

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