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tyro

ty·ro (ti·ro)

tyro (tiro)

 
pronunciation:
taI ro
part of speech: noun
inflections: tyros
definition: one who is beginning to learn a business, trade, sport, or the like; novice; neophyte.
Being a tyro, he made some poor business decisions in his first year.
antonyms:
veteran
similar words:
apprentice, beginner, neophyte, novice