Examples from the Web for beginner
“We might have to wait and do further lessons after the election,” Pell says lightheartedly, himself a beginner.Figure Skater Michelle Kwan Chases Gold in Rhode Island’s Gubernatorial Race|Nicholas McCarvel|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When she started practicing, we had her on a 15- or 20-pound bow, which is pretty heavy for a beginner.‘Catching Fire’: How Jennifer Lawrence Learned to Shoot a Bow and Arrow|Kevin Fallon|November 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And the whole project looked to be that of a beginner over-reaching.
The beginner has to concentrate, but the expert can play a piece he's familiar with and hold a conversation at the same time.Out Like a Light|Gordon Randall Garrett
The beginner should be warned that there were, in all, at least five men who at various times bore the name Toyokuni.Chats on Japanese Prints|Arthur Davison Ficke
But the beginner had better not attempt this: he will find enough to do in trying to hold straight under the bull.Automatic Pistol Shooting|Walter Winans
We are not considering the question of its utility to the beginner in the study.Cratylus|Plato
It is very beneficial to everyone in every way, and unqualifiedly essential to the beginner in stage dancing in any of its forms.The Art of Stage Dancing|Ned Wayburn
British Dictionary definitions for beginner
Word Origin and History for beginner
early 14c., "founder," agent noun from begin. Meaning "novice" is from late 15c. Beginner's luck is from 1897.