Origin of novice
OTHER WORDS FROM novicenov·ice·hood, nounnov·ice·like, adjective
How to use novice in a sentence
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|Alex Suskind|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her masterclasses were designed to provide taxidermy novices a taste of the more immersive experience she normally teaches.
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|Kayleigh Kulp|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These novices have their pick of seven branches of training: from mechanics to tailoring, electrical work to “kitchen arts.”
Geared toward both novices and up-and-coming competitors, classes include Sexy Pole Dance Basics or Pole Dance Workout Advanced.12 Priciest Fitness Classes (Actually Worth the Splurge)|DailyBurn|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Before this seat of justice many poor novices had quailed between spiritual and temporal power.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
The House is accustomed to a little hesitation in its novices and does not like to be lectured even by an Oxford don.
On entering each sister pays a sum of money to the general funds, and at first lives for a time along with other novices.Belgium|George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
From time to time nuns and novices pass across the stage to the left, on their way to the refectory.
Praise the Blessed Mother, in this noble house we need not depend on the novices for anything.
British Dictionary definitions for novice
- a person who is new to or inexperienced in a certain task, situation, etc; beginner; tyro
- (as modifier)novice driver