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Meaning of TYRO

Pronunciation:  'tIrow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone new to a field or activity
 

TYRO is a 4 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: beginner, initiate, novice, tiro
 
 See Also: abecedarian, apprentice, cub, entrant, fledgeling, fledgling, freshman, greenhorn, landlubber, landsman, learner, lubber, neophyte, newcomer, prentice, rookie, starter, tenderfoot, trainee, unskilled person

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ty"ro\, n.; pl. {Tyros}. [L. tiro a newlylevied soldier, a
beginner.]
A beginner in learning; one who is in the rudiments of any
branch of study; a person imperfectly acquainted with a
subject; a novice. [Written also {tiro}.]

      The management of tyros of eighteen Is difficult.
                                               --Cowper.

 

 

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