Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun beginner

2 senses of beginner

Sense 1
novice, beginner, tyro, tiro, initiate -- (someone new to a field or activity)
       => unskilled person -- (a person who lacks technical training)

Sense 2
founder, beginner, founding father, father -- (a person who founds or establishes some institution; "George Washington is the father of his country")
       => originator, conceiver, mastermind -- (someone who creates new things)

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