1 a commodity that enters competition with established merchandise; "a well publicized entrant is the pocket computer"
2 any new participant in some activity [syn: newcomer, fledgling, fledgeling, starter, neophyte, freshman, newbie]
3 someone who enters; "new entrants to the country must go though immigration procedures"
4 one who enters a competition
- Finnish: tulokas
abecedarian, alphabetarian, apprentice, arrival, articled clerk, baby, beginner, boot, catechumen, comer, competitor, contender, contestant, corrival, deb, debutant, emulator, fledgling, freshman, greenhorn, greeny, ignoramus, immigrant, in-migrant, incomer, inductee, infant, initiate, intruder, learner, neophyte, nestling, new boy, newcomer, novice, novitiate, player, postulant, probationer, probationist, raw recruit, recruit, rival, rookie, settler, tenderfoot, the field, trainee, tyro, vier, visitant, visitor