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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: very good, excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: an obsequious person; "suck-up".
Definitions include: to annoy someone.
Definitions include: too rich, white, and/or upper class.
Definitions include: hippie-esque; "all-natural".
Definitions include: a dork, dummy, oaf, etc.
Definitions include: a generic insult.
Definitions include: a derogatory term, usually for an unkind male.
Definitions include: someone who pretends to be someone they're not, usually in dress and speech; "poseur"; "wannabe"; "fake".
Definitions include: a random insult.
Definitions include: a person who is a noob.
Definitions include: a feminine female.
Definitions include: young, semi-hip, web site professionals. Note: usually used in a derogatory manner.
Definitions include: jail or prison.
Definitions include: a person who isn't good at life.

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Definitions include: The small defecation that is the result of constipation, eating too much candy, etc.
Definitions include: the "real world" time of day - i.e. the time of day displayed by the clock on the wall - rather than other measures of time, such as a computer's current uptime.
Definitions include: fancily dressed.
Definitions include: US Border Patrol.
Definitions include: impressive.
Definitions include: This is what cats call their human mommies.
Definitions include: a personal trainer who does not know what they are doing or isn't very good.
Definitions include: "fuck".
Definitions include: a person who parties hard and often.
Definitions include: 1. To be highly intoxicated on drugs and/or alcohol 2. Very strange or peculiar

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