[noo-bee, nyoo]
a newcomer or novice, especially an inexperienced user of the Internet or of computers in general.

1965–70, Americanism; perhaps newb(orn) + -ie Unabridged
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newbie (ˈnjuːbɪ)
slang a newcomer, esp in computing or on the internet
[C20: origin unknown; possibly from new boy]

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newbie definition

/n[y]oo'bee/ (Sometimes shorted to "noob") Originally from British public-school and military slang variant of "new boy", an inexperienced user.
This term surfaced in the newsgroup news:talk.bizarre but is now in wide use. Criteria for being considered a newbie vary wildly; a person can be called a newbie in one group while remaining a respected regular in another. The label "newbie" is sometimes applied as a serious insult to a person who has been around for a long time but who carefully hides all evidence of having a clue.
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Dozens of online forums and blogs contain all the information a newbie needs to
  get started.
For now, those are questions for the experts, not the newbie.
For the newbie, there are few more inspiring places to first experience the
Obviously, since the software is so simple, it will work for the seasoned
  veteran as well as the newbie.
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