What does the word beginner mean?

Usage examples for beginner

  1. It is often said that the mackerel allows itself to be caught as easily by a beginner as by an old hand. – A Poor Man's House by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
  2. Innocent souls still, of course, imagine him clothed with divine powers, and letters of introduction to him are still sought after by the superstitious beginner. – Vanishing Roads and Other Essays by Richard Le Gallienne