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Definition of a newbie

newbie

noun

  • someone who is new to a particular group, activity, game, field of study, etc. Also newb.
    Katie, I can't believe you've never done this before. You're such a newbie.

    Last edited on Nov 10 1999. Submitted by Mikey M. from CA, USA on Nov 10 1999.

origin

  • Possibly a military slang contraction of "new boy."

    Last edited on Feb 13 2006. Submitted by Robbie G. from Stroud, Hampshire, UK on Feb 13 2006.

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Other terms relating to 'games (related to)':

Definitions include: to get the last card in Texas Hold'em.
Definitions include: to have sexual intercourse.
Definitions include: 1: a general insult, especially in competitive games.
Definitions include: "ridiculous".
Definitions include: an expression of excitement or joy, used mostly by computer aficionados.
Definitions include: a revealing characteristic, especially in poker.
Definitions include: aggravation.
Definitions include: a videogame that requires mashing buttons to play, rather than finesse.
Definitions include: a person who has not had their first kiss or has never French kissed.
Definitions include: in a betting situation, the option most likely to win.
Definitions include: a coward.
Definitions include: acronym for "face the wall."
Definitions include: a women with a larger than average butt, but still firm and fit.
Definitions include: hung-over from alcohol.
Definitions include: someone who is new to a particular group, activity, game, field of study, etc.

Other terms relating to 'inexperienced':

Definitions include: in agreement.
Definitions include: an inexperienced person; "green person".
Definitions include: a person who has not had their first kiss or has never French kissed.
Definitions include: form of address for a young person.
Definitions include: to vomit
Definitions include: abbreviated form of "rookie".
Definitions include: an inexperienced surfer, regardless of age.
Definitions include: someone who is new to a particular group, activity, game, field of study, etc.

Other terms relating to 'miscellaneous insults (list of)':

Definitions include: someone who pretends to be a gangster.
Definitions include: a person who isn't good at life.
Definitions include: acronym for "dear partner", i.e. one's unmarried significant other.
Definitions include: a person who causes others great distress for personal satisfaction, usually in computer games.
Definitions include: to be overly fawning so as to win favor.
Definitions include: an obsequious person; "suck-up".
Definitions include: with poor personal hygiene / promiscuous / generally gross.
Definitions include: hippie-esque; "all-natural".
Definitions include: pejorative term for a person not involved in fandom.
Definitions include: general insult.
Definitions include: the police.
Definitions include: someone who pretends to be someone they're not, usually in dress and speech; "wannabe"; "fake".
Definitions include: a person who adopts an overtly friendly attitude towards those in authority in hopes of gaining a more favorable position in the workplace.
Definitions include: a person who talks excessively.
Definitions include: a male fan devoted to a particular thing.

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Definitions include: "Oh crap", that sucks, bummer. (Similar to "shitballs")
Definitions include: to leave it alone
Definitions include: a really smart person.
Definitions include: acronym for "fuck your life".
Definitions include: the fly (zipper) on one's pants.
Definitions include: phone.
Definitions include: misspelling of "crackin'".
Definitions include: to perform cunnilingus.
Definitions include: a good person.
Definitions include: "fat bastard".

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