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newcomer (n.)

"recent arrival, a stranger newly arrived," mid-15c., with agent noun ending + new-come (past-participle adjective) "just arrived," c. 1200, from Old English niwe cumen; see new + come (v.). Old English also used niwcumen as a noun meaning "newcomer, neophyte."

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Definitions of newcomer from WordNet

newcomer (n.)
any new participant in some activity;
Synonyms: fledgling / fledgeling / starter / neophyte / freshman / newbie / entrant
newcomer (n.)
a recent arrival;
he's a newcomer to Boston
From wordnet.princeton.edu