slang Someone who has a lot of experience in something. A play on, and the opposite of, "newbie." Used especially in reference to the Internet or competitive video games. As an oldbie in the MMORPG scene, I have to say that their most recent expansion pack was pretty underwhelming. The oldbies in these forums have been around long enough to recognize trolls right away.
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n. someone who is not a newbie; someone who is not new to a group, place, activity, etc. Speaking as an oldbie, I wish you newbies would RTFF!
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