new|com|er [ˈnju:kʌmə US ˈnu:kʌmər] n
1.) someone who has only recently arrived somewhere or only recently started a particular activity
→↑novice newcomer to
I'm a relative newcomer to the retail business.
a special award for the most promising newcomer
2.) something that did not exist before
newcomer to
The most glamorous newcomer to the Volkswagen Golf range is the revamped GTi 16 valve.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • newcomer — (n.) recent arrival, mid 15c., with agent noun ending from new come (pp. adjective), c.1200, from O.E. niwe cumen. Old English also used niwcumen as a noun meaning newcomer, neophyte …   Etymology dictionary

  • Newcomer — New com er, n. One who has lately come. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • newcomer — index neophyte, novice, probationer (one being tested), stranger, successor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Newcomer — Newcomer,der:⇨Anfänger(1) …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • newcomer — [n] person who has just arrived in area alien, arrival, beginner, blow in*, colt*, foreigner, greenhorn*, immigrant, incomer, Johnny come lately*, late arrival, latecomer, maverick, neophyte, new kid on the block*, novice, novitiate, outsider,… …   New thesaurus

  • newcomer — ► NOUN 1) a person who has recently arrived. 2) a novice …   English terms dictionary

  • newcomer — [no͞o′kum΄ər, nyo͞o′kum΄ər] n. a recent arrival …   English World dictionary

  • Newcomer — A newcomer is someone who has recently arrived or recently joined a group. Newcomer may also refer to: Newcomer (Lenape), chief of the western Lenape and founder of Newcomerstown, Ohio Newcomer (Alien Nation), a fictional humanoid species in the… …   Wikipedia

  • newcomer — [[t]nju͟ːkʌmə(r), AM nu͟ː [/t]] newcomers 1) N COUNT A newcomer is a person who has recently arrived in a place, joined an organization, or started a new activity. He must be a newcomer to town and he obviously didn t understand our local customs …   English dictionary

  • Newcomer — New|co|mer 〈[ nju:kʌmə(r)] m. 3〉 Neuankömmling, Neuling [<engl. new „neu“ + come „kommen“] * * * New|co|mer [ nju:kamɐ ], der; s, [engl. newcomer = Neuankömmling, Neuling]: jmd., der in einer Branche, einem Geschäft o. Ä. neu ist, noch nicht… …   Universal-Lexikon

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