Tyro – Word of the day

Tyro – Word of the day for IELTS Speaking & Writing

Tyro (noun) /ˈtaɪrəʊ/

Meaning: a beginner in learning anything; novice

Word Origin: 1610s, from Medieval Latin tyro, variant of Latin tiro (plural tirones) “youngsoldier, recruit, beginner,” of unknown origin.

Synonym: neophyte, beginner, learner, apprentice, amateur, newbie, rookie

Example: 

She is a tyro who has little experience of journalism.

I wondered from the start why such a smart young fellow should make himself out to be a mere tyro in computer technology.

I am a tyro at English; therefore, I often mispronounce long words which most native speakers of English have no problem with.

After 3 months digging in IELTS, I’m no longer a tyro at English and have achieved band 8.0 in IELTS.

At first, you may be a tyro at dancing. However, with a lot of practice and dedication, you will finally master it.

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