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newcomer (plural newcomers)
- One who has recently come to a community; a recent arrival.
1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 19, The China Governess:
- As soon as Julia returned with a constable, Timothy, who was on the point of exhaustion, prepared to give over to him gratefully. The newcomer turned out to be a powerful youngster, fully trained and eager to help, and he stripped off his tunic at once.
- A new participant in some activity; a neophyte.
one who has recently arrived in a community
new participant in some activity
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