Monday, February 25, 2002
Definitions for tyro
- A beginner in learning; a novice.
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Citations for tyro
It's difficult to imagine a tyro publishing a book on medical procedures or economic theory.
He was a sensitive, fine soul alert to the pleasures of being green, a tyro, an amateur, unwilling to close his mind before it had been tempted.
Origin of tyro
Tyro is from Latin tiro, "a young soldier, a recruit," hence "a beginner, a learner."