afresh

[ uh-fresh ]
/ əˈfrɛʃ /

adverb

anew; once more; again: to start afresh.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. afraid of one's own shadow,
  2. aframerican,
  3. afrasia,
  4. afrasian,
  5. afreet,
  6. afric,
  7. africa,
  8. african,
  9. african american,
  10. african american vernacular english

Origin of afresh

First recorded in 1500–10; a-2 + fresh

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British Dictionary definitions for afresh

afresh

/ (əˈfrɛʃ) /

adverb

once more; once again; anew
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for afresh

afresh

adv.

c.1500, perhaps on analogy of anew [see note in OED], from a- (1) + fresh.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper