Related formsne·o·phyt·ic [nee-uh-fit-ik] /ˌni əˈfɪt ɪk/, ne·o·phyt·ish [nee-uh-fahy-tish] /ˈni əˌfaɪ tɪʃ/, adjectivene·o·phyt·ism [nee-uh-fahy-tiz-uhm] /ˈni ə faɪˌtɪz əm/, noun
Examples from the Web for neophyte
For the aficionado or the neophyte, Comics is a useful overview of a richly creative period in a burgeoning art.
The other thing the film got wrong was the premise that David was a neophyte, better suited for interviewing the Bee Gees.
All the hullabaloo confused the neophyte rockers, who had only been a band for two years and were searching for their own voice.Cold War Kids on Faith, Hipster Detractors & Their Musical Evolution|Marlow Stern|April 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Wallin did not seem to be a neophyte in the ways of narcotics peddling.Monsignor Meth Kevin Wallin: The Kinky Priest Who Sold Meth|Michael Daly|January 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It demonstrated to the neophyte publisher the importance a strong broadband presence can have for a burgeoning brand.‘Treats!’: High Fashion’s Sexy New Magazine Takes Off|Chris Lee|January 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The teacher, however, snared the cadet in a neo-judo hold that no neophyte, however skilled or strong could break.Man of Many Minds|E. Everett Evans
This seasonable interposition silenced the accuser; but it was long before the neophyte could venture to appear at the club.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 2 (of 4)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
More than ever she felt herself a neophyte in the social universe; she knew neither its creed nor its ritual.Good References|E. J. Rath
Vastly to her surprise and gratification, the neophyte arose on the following morning without severe symptoms of lameness.Wanted: A Husband|Samuel Hopkins Adams
This, surely, is a degree of faith not absolutely necessary for the neophyte in science.Practical Education, Volume II|Maria Edgeworth