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Word of the Day – Neophyte

By January 2, 2017Word of the Day

Neophyte (noun)


A person who is new to a subject or activity: A new convert to a religion.

Taken from the Greek neophutos, which literally means newly planted.

Example sentences

“Being a neophyte, rookie and simpleton, I wasn’t automatically in the mindset of gaming.”

“The actual English teaching that gets done in this situation may be minimal, while the neophyte teacher is busy struggling for survival.”

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