1. [ noun ] someone new to a field or activity
Synonyms: tyro tiro initiate novice
Related terms: unskilled_person apprentice cub newcomer landlubber abecedarian tenderfoot trainee initiate
2. [ noun ] (work) a person who founds or establishes some institution
Synonyms: founder father founding_father

"George Washington is the father of his country"

Related terms: originator cofounder foundress colonizer begin
Similar spelling:   Beisner