A novice; beginner: Not a bad start for a new boy
[1970s+; fr the British term for a beginning school student, found by 1847]
“Do you have a boyfriend” and “who is your new boy toy,” Woods asked Grubbs.
It seemed as though the master were favourably impressed with the new boy—in spite of the fact that he was a hunchback.
He eyed the new boy critically as he advanced, and stopped in front of him.
Perhaps not, but the appearance of this new boy on the scene makes your chance a good deal smaller.
About a couple of years before, he was a new boy in the academy at Willisville.
"A new boy," she said, in an oily and deeply religious voice.
All of this speech was directed to the new boy who stood on one leg and grew red.
It might be expected that the first effort of a new boy would be to listen to the teacher's questions and the pupils' answers.
“I suppose you intend that for wit,” said the new boy languidly.
The new boy articulated in a stammering voice an unintelligible name.