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Welcome, O life! I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race.
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Etymology

Origin uncertain: perhaps an alteration of newie with intrusive B (compare freebie), perhaps a shortening of new boy or new beginner.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈnjuːbi/, /ˈnuːbi/
  • Rhymes: -uːbi

Noun

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newbie

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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A new user or participant; someone who is extremely new and inexperienced (to a game or activity).
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