He's poor, mentally disabled, and his newbie lawyer botched his sentencing.
When he first landed, as a newbie, he had lots of sex and went out a lot.
And he knows there'll be more than a few people wondering how a 27-year-old newbie managed to snag such a coveted part.
"newcomer, new person to an existing situation," by 1969, from new with diminutive or derogatory suffix. Perhaps originally U.S. military slang. Cf. noob. Middle English had newing "a new thing" (early 15c.); new was used as a noun meaning "naval cadet during first training on a ship" (1909); and newie "new thing" is recorded from 1947.
A person new to computers and computer networks; computer neophyte: You'd copy it because you didn't want to seem like a newbie (read: clueless computer rookie)/ Newbies sometimes get flamed just because they are new (1990s+ Computer)