el novato
-the rookie
See the entry for novato.


An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (naive)
a. inexperienced
Yo sé que soy novato, pero déjeme trabajar por usted gratis para que pueda aprender.I know that I am inexperienced, but let me work for you for free so that I can learn.
b. green
María es una jinete novata, pero pronto aprenderá a controlar al caballo.Maria is a green rider, but soon she'll learn to control the horse.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
2. (trainee)
a. rookie
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
En la escuela militar, hay un novato que no tiene idea de nada.In the military school, there is a rookie who knows nothing.
b. beginner
Algunos novatos en yoga creen que son unos patosos.Some beginners in yoga think that they are clumsy.
c. novice
El novato de la oficina apunta maneras.The novice in the office seems promising.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. inexperienced
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. novice, beginner
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
novatoa novata
raw; green
beginner; tyro
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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