The sexual bildungsroman, for the uninitiated, centers on Adèle (Adèle Exarchopoulos), a 15-year-old high school student in Lille.
Silk Road, for the uninitiated, is the eBay of illicit substances, from MDMA to LSD.
To the uninitiated, it looks like a bizarro take on a classic clown act.
Now, with the publication of ‘Loitering,’ the uninitiated can discover what all the fuss is about.
To the uninitiated, this may sound alarming, but in fact this is not news.
To the uninitiated this would have seemed the work of a playful child.
It is difficult for the uninitiated to arrive at the esoteric meaning of these writings.
The uninitiated may believe that the latest creations of the French dressmakers' art are on view.
There was no greater crime than the "betrayal" of secrets to the uninitiated.
To the uninitiated a clod of dry earth is the most unpromising of objects—it is cousin to the stone, and the type of barrenness.
"one who has been initiated," 1811, from past participle adjective initiate (c.1600); see initiate (v.).
c.1600, "introduce to some practice or system," also "begin, set going," from Latin initiatus, past participle of initiare "to begin, originate," from initium "beginning" (see initial). In some senses a back-formation from initiation. Related: Initiated; initiates; initiating; initiator.