Adjective: new (newer,newest) n(y)oo
Adverb: new n(y)oo
- Not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
"a new law"; "new cars"; "a new comet"; "a new friend"; "a new year"; "the New World"
- Original and of a kind not seen before
- fresh, novel
- Lacking training or experience
"the new men were eager to fight";
- Having no previous example, precedent or parallel
"a time of new prosperity";
- Other than the former one(s); different
"they now have a new leaders"; "my new car is four years old but has only 15,000 miles on it"; "ready to take a new direction"
- Unaffected by use or exposure
"it looks like new"
- (of a new kind or fashion) gratuitously new
"she buys all these new-fangled machines and never uses them";
- (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity
"new experiences"; "experiences new to him"; "errors of someone new to the job"
- Very recently
"grass new washed by the rain";
- newly, freshly, fresh
- (linguistics) in use after medieval times
"New Egyptian was the language of the 18th to 21st dynasties"
- (linguistics) used of a living language; being the current stage in its development
"New Hebrew is Israeli Hebrew";
Sounds like: ne
Derived forms: newest, newer
See also: age, brand-new, bran-new, current, early, fresh, green, hot, inexperienced, inexperient [non-standard], late, modern, newborn, newfound, new-sprung, novel, original, other, parvenu, parvenue, radical, recent, red-hot, refreshing, revolutionary, rising, spic-and-span, spick-and-span, sunrise, unaccustomed, unprecedented, untested, untried, unused, unweathered, virgin, young
Antonym: old, worn
Encyclopedia: New, John