Origin of novice
Synonyms for novice
Examples from the Web for novices
Contemporary Examples of novices
Fans and novices soon became swept up in the movement, tracing each work like buried treasure.Catch Him If You Can: Reliving Banksy’s New York Invasion
November 14, 2014
Though the attendees varied from whiskey enthusiasts to novices, most said they liked the rye best.Why Rye Is The Nation's Spirit, And Why No One Can Get It
July 12, 2014
These novices have their pick of seven branches of training: from mechanics to tailoring, electrical work to “kitchen arts.”Victims No More: Congo’s Badass Women Mechanics
June 6, 2014
The Daily Beast presents the perfect weekend entertainment for novices and seasoned cruciverbalists alike.The Weekend Crossword: Tennis, Everyone?
August 27, 2009
Historical Examples of novices
The Benedictine rule in his opinion was formed for novices and invalids.A Short History of Monks and Monasteries
Alfred Wesley Wishart
Novices carry the vessels on their shoulders to all the various halls and cells.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2)
And there was a fishpond swarming with gold fish, and they were so tame that they took bread from the novices' hands.Evelyn Innes
Others farmed out their talents, and played for those who were novices.Diary And Notes Of Horace Templeton, Esq.
Charles James Lever
You had better save your sentimentalities for novices, Pavel said.The White Terror and The Red
- a person who is new to or inexperienced in a certain task, situation, etc; beginner; tyro
- (as modifier)novice driver
Word Origin for novice
mid-14c., "probationer in a religious order," from Old French novice "beginner" (12c.), from Medieval Latin novicius, noun use of Latin novicius "newly imported, newly arrived, inexperienced" (of slaves), from novus "new" (see new). Meaning "inexperienced person" is attested from early 15c.