Definition: a beginner; someone who has just started to do something
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): novice, amateur
Antonym(s): professional, expert
1. Because I’m a neophyte on the piano, I’m going to need a lot of lessons to play the complicated tune.
2. From Helen’s high heels, it’s obvious she is a neophyte among the group of experienced hikers.
3. As a neophyte, the rookie police officer knew he could benefit from having a mentor on the force.