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new look

noun
1.
a new or changed appearance, approach, etc., especially one characterized by marked departure from the previous or traditional one.
2.
(usually initial capital letters) a style of women's clothing introduced by the designer Christian Dior in 1947, characterized by a silhouette with broad shoulders, a narrow waist, a long, full skirt, and often emphasized hips.
Related forms
new-look, adjective
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  • A new look flashed into her eyes, not cupidity, but purpose.

    K Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The sight of it held him for some moments, and when he raised his head a new look was in his eyes.

    The Night Riders Ridgwell Cullum
  • She stared at him now with a new look in her eyes but said nothing.

    The Vagrant Duke George Gibbs
  • Let us extend our horizon, and take a new look in various directions.

    Homer's Odyssey Denton J. Snider
  • There was a difference in his manner and a new look in his eyes.

    Castellinaria Henry Festing Jones
British Dictionary definitions for new look

New Look

noun
1.
the New Look, a fashion in women's clothes introduced in 1947, characterized by long full skirts
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