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beginner (n.)

early 14c., "founder, originator," agent noun from begin. Meaning "novice" is from late 15c. Beginner's luck is from 1849, originally in gambling.

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Definitions of beginner

beginner (n.)
someone new to a field or activity;
Synonyms: novice / tyro / tiro / initiate
beginner (n.)
a person who founds or establishes some institution;
Synonyms: founder / founding father / father
From wordnet.princeton.edu