Tyro meaning

tīrō
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The definition of a tyro is someone who is new to something, a novice.

An example of a tyro is a person attending their first painting class.

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A beginner in learning something.
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A beginner in learning something; novice.
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A beginner; a novice. [from 17th c.]
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Origin of tyro

  • Medieval Latin tȳrō squire variant of Latin tīrō recruit

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin tīro (“young soldier, recruit”)

    From Wiktionary