Monday, November 23, 2009

Word of the Week #77

tyro - [TY-roh] - noun

Definition:
A beginner in learning; a novice.

Usage:
Though I was a mere tyro, the accomplished skiers were kind enough to ski around me when I crashed, which averaged about every five minutes.

2 comments:

L.T. Elliot said...

Sadly, this is my experience with skiing. I broke my ribs the first time I skied alone. =[

Bethany Wiggins said...

I've never heard tyro. Thanks! I can't wait to go and use it.