Word of the Day
Apps by Dictionary
Stories We Like: A Guide to the Comma
/ˈnuˌkʌm ər, ˈnyu-/
a person or thing that has recently arrived;
She is a newcomer to our city. The firm is a newcomer in the field of advertising.
stranger, outsider, outlander.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
But native species disappeared at a rate of roughly two per year, while more than one
has to fill all the niche roles that its predecessor managed.
When you go onto your social-networking site and indicate that a
is your friend, that establishes a relationship.
There were many in the court outside, but no one went to receive the
Them, being a
among the demonstratives, has not yet acquired an inflection in the absolute.
Such signs point to a department with serious internal issues and, worse, chomping to inflict their unhappiness on a
Have them add this
to the picture and write one or two sentences explaining what they think might happen next.
winning plaudits for imaginative dishes and green credentials.
Relentless wind has probably deterred many a
to this land.
He wore the depth of his knowledge so lightly, and was so open with any
who wanted to tap into it.
British Dictionary definitions for
a person who has recently arrived or started to participate in something
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word of The Day
Difficulty index for
Some English speakers likely know this word
Word Value for
Words With Friends
Satan (impatiently) to Newcomer: The trouble with you Chicago people is, that you think you are the...
The Spirit of Place [does not] exert its full influence upon a newcomer until the old inhabitant is...
(...) fairly attribute all of the city's idiosyncrasies to the newcomer—at least not so long as he...
for the State of California
mano a mano