Not knowledgeable or skilled; inexperienced.
An uninformed, unskilled, or inexperienced person or group of people. Often used with the: “What's the difference, the uninitiated may ask, between eggshell white and wedding gown white?” ( Wall Street Journal )
- Not having been initiated.
- Of a person, not having the special knowledge of a particular group.
- His jargon-filled talk was gibberish to the uninitiated but clear and concise to practitioners.
un- +"Ž initiated