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1. neophyte

noun. ['ˈniːəˌfaɪt'] a new convert being taught the principles of Christianity by a catechist.

Synonyms

  • educatee
  • pupil
  • catechumen

Antonyms

  • last
  • discharge
  • experienced
  • nonreligious person

Etymology

  • neophytus (Latin)
  • νεόφυτος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Neophyte

  • bullfight
  • dogfight
  • firefight
  • gametophyte
  • graphite
  • gunfight
  • hemimorphite
  • sporophyte
  • sulfite

How do you pronounce neophyte?

Pronounce neophyte as ˈniəˌfaɪt.

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Sentences with neophyte


1. Adjective
Most neophyte car guys have heard of rod knock, if not heard it themselves.

2. Noun, singular or mass
To the neophyte, cutting such a soft material would seem to be a simple matter.

2. neophyte

noun. ['ˈniːəˌfaɪt'] any new participant in some activity.

Synonyms

  • newcomer
  • freshman
  • entrant
  • starter
  • recruit
  • beginner
  • fledgling
  • tiro
  • novice
  • newbie
  • enlistee
  • initiate
  • tyro

Antonyms

  • uninitiate
  • specialist
  • fauna

Etymology

  • neophytus (Latin)
  • νεόφυτος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. neophyte

noun. ['ˈniːəˌfaɪt'] a plant that is found in an area where it had not been recorded previously.

Synonyms

  • plant
  • flora

Etymology

  • neophytus (Latin)
  • νεόφυτος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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