Tyros & Experts Together Make A Great Team!

This came out of the crossword John and I were doing together this morning.

The clue was novice.

The answer had 4 letters and ended in o.

I had no idea.

John immediately suggested tyro.

A brand new gem of info for me!

Extra Info From Me

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tyro gives the following.

Synonyms – abecedarian, apprentice, babe, colt, cub, fledgling, freshman, greenhorn, neophyte, newbie, newcomer, novice, novitiate, punk, recruit, rook rookie, tenderfoot, beginner, virgin

Related Words – boot, amateur, dabbler, dilettante, learner, student, trainee, candidate, entrant, probationer

Tyro comes from the Latin tiro, which means young soldier, new recruit, or more generally, novice.

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