noun, plural ty·ros.
- tyrant flycatcher,
- tyrian purple,
Origin of tyro
Examples from the Web for tyro
The reputation of these two caballeros had long been known, and Tyro was well acquainted with it.The Insurgent Chief|Gustave Aimard
This is another dingy moth, whose general appearance is so unattractive that the tyro might be inclined to neglect it.Butterflies and Moths|William S. Furneaux
The tyro in farming finds his neighbors conservative in thought and method, and may rightly see room for improvement.Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement|Alva Agee
The Tyro rapidly reflected that she would have been considerably more astonished could she have known the nature of the "note."
As the Tyro had never before set eyes upon him, this was surprising.
noun plural -ros
Word Origin for tyro
1610s, from Medieval Latin tyro, variant of Latin tiro (plural tirones) "young soldier, recruit, beginner," of unknown origin.