Newbie vs Lamer - What's the difference?

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In slang|lang=en terms the difference between newbie and lamer

is that newbie is (slang) a newcomer, someone new to something while lamer is (slang) a person lacking in maturity, social skills, technical competence or intelligence.

As nouns the difference between newbie and lamer

is that newbie is (slang) a newcomer, someone new to something while lamer is (slang) a person lacking in maturity, social skills, technical competence or intelligence.

As an adjective lamer is

(lame).

newbie

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (slang) A newcomer, someone new to something.
  • (Internet) A new user or participant; someone who is extremely new and inexperienced (to a game or activity). A beginner.
  • Usage notes

    The term "newbie" was greatly popularized with the advent of the Internet, but was in use before then.

    Synonyms

    * noob, * novice * newcomer * newling * rookie * See also

    Antonyms

    * knowbie

    lamer

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (lame)
  • Noun

    (wikipedia lamer) (en noun)
  • (slang) a person lacking in maturity, social skills, technical competence or intelligence
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