white belt

noun Martial Arts.
  1. a white cloth waistband worn by a beginner in one of the martial arts, as judo or karate.
  2. a beginner or novice in one of the martial arts.
  3. the rank of beginner.Compare black belt(def 3), brown belt.
Related formswhite-belt, adjective
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