to cover with gems.
(especially of a male parent) to procreate or generate (offspring). to cause; produce as an effect: a belief that power begets power. Contemporary Examples An interest in fashion also seems to beget an assumption of selfishness and mean-spiritedness. Michelle Obama and Ann Romney: First Ladies of Style Robin Givhan October 23, 2012 A society which […]
a person or thing that begins. a person who has begun a course of instruction or is learning the fundamentals: swimming for beginners. a person who is inexperienced; novice. Contemporary Examples When she started practicing, we had her on a 15- or 20-pound bow, which is pretty heavy for a beginner. ‘Catching Fire’: How Jennifer […]
- Beginner’s luck
the initial good fortune or success commonly supposed to come to a person who has recently taken up a new pursuit, as a sport or game: Catching a large trout the first time you go fishing is simply beginner’s luck. Good fortune in a first attempt or effort, as in I often use a brand-new […]
an act or circumstance of entering upon an action or state: the beginning of hostilities. the point of time or space at which anything begins: the beginning of the Christian era; the beginning of the route. the first part: the beginning of the book; the beginning of the month. Often, beginnings. the initial stage or […]