All the hullabaloo confused the neophyte rockers, who had only been a band for two years and were searching for their own voice.
For the aficionado or the neophyte, Comics is a useful overview of a richly creative period in a burgeoning art.
It demonstrated to the neophyte publisher the importance a strong broadband presence can have for a burgeoning brand.
"new convert," 1550s, from Ecclesiastical Latin neophytus, from Greek neophytos "a new convert," noun use of adjective meaning "newly initiated, newly converted," literally "newly planted," from neos "new" (see new) + phytos "grown; planted," verbal adjective of phyein "cause to grow, beget, plant" (see physic). Church sense is from I Tim. iii:6. Rare before 19c. General sense of "one who is new to any subject" is first recorded 1590s.