neophyte - Dictionary definition and meaning for word neophyte
neo+phyte ~ new + fight; A new member or beginner always has to fight to establish his own identity.
NEW(neo)+FAITH(phyte)....a person who has faith in new religion is a neophyte
NEO(phyte) sounds like new...so someone who is new at some thing and learning it...
new + fight = the last rule of Fight Club is, if its your first night, then you have to fight