tyro
[ tahy-roh ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Late Middle English; Latin from Latin tiro, medieval Latin tyro ‘recruit’
Synonyms
  • novice
  • beginner
  • learner
Antonyms
  • expert
  • veteran
Definition
a beginner in learning anything; novice
Example
The little girl was considered a tyro at piano when she began her lessons.
Usage Over Time

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