- the highest rating in rifle marksmanship, above that of marksman and sharpshooter.
- a person who has achieved such a rating.
verb (used with object)
- experimental theater,
- experimenter effect,
- expert system,
- expert witness,
Origin of expert
Examples from the Web for non-expert
To the non-expert, however, this perfected form is a stumbling block.Democracy and Education|John Dewey
It seems to me, the whole thing, very neatly and tactfully done for an amateur, a non-expert.The Letters of Henry James (volume I)|Henry James
The selection of experts by the non-expert can be wise only by accident.The Inhumanity of Socialism|Edward F. Adams
This has been written in simple language, so that the schoolboy and non-expert can use it.An Australian Bird Book|John Albert Leach
Word Origin for expert
late 14c., from Old French expert and directly from Latin expertus, past participle of experiri "to try, test" (see experience). The noun sense of "person wise through experience" existed 15c., reappeared 1825. Related: Expertly.