[bran-noo, -nyoo, brand-]


entirely new.

Origin of brand-new

First recorded in 1560–70
Related formsbrand-new·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for brand-new

fresh, pristine, spick-and-span, unused, spic-and-span

Examples from the Web for brand-new

Contemporary Examples of brand-new

Historical Examples of brand-new

  • That was opening up a brand-new kind of hotel that nobody ever heard of before.

    Cape Cod Stories

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • As she said it he felt that to be true, although to him it was a brand-new point of view.

    The Wall Street Girl

    Frederick Orin Bartlett

  • But then, you see, Grammar School football is a brand-new thing.

  • It was brand-new and on the way from its builders to its owners when Hoddan interfered.

    The Pirates of Ersatz

    Murray Leinster

  • They are brand-new, fresh from my atelier, and have never been exhibited in public.

British Dictionary definitions for brand-new



absolutely new

Word Origin for brand-new

C16: from brand (n) + new, likened to newly forged iron
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