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new look

a new or changed appearance, approach, etc., especially one characterized by marked departure from the previous or traditional one.
(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.
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new-look, adjective Unabridged
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  • She was very pale, but there was a new look of strength in her face, as of one who has won a victory.

    Dangerous Days Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • A new look flashed into her eyes, not cupidity, but purpose.

    K Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • And, as she thought these things, he saw a new look in her eyes, and her breath quickened.

    Contrary Mary Temple Bailey
  • 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
  • With the paleness, there came a new look into her face—a look which it startled me to see.

    The Moonstone Wilkie Collins
British Dictionary definitions for new look

New Look

the New Look, a fashion in women's clothes introduced in 1947, characterized by long full skirts
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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