adjective, new·er, new·est.
- nevus pigmentosus,
- nevus sebaceus,
- nevus spilus,
- nevus unius lateris,
- nevus vascularis,
- new age,
- new age music,
- new albany,
- new american bible,
- new amsterdam
Origin of new
Examples from the Web for new
The influential al Qaeda propagandist, who was born in New Mexico, died in a U.S. drone strike later that year.
Back in New York, the slow pace and inward focus of her yoga practice was less fulfilling.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
With all that said, representation of each of these respective communities has increased in the new Congress.
In Israel, however, a new law took effect January 1st that banned the use of underweight models.
A lot of people ring in the New Year with vows to lose weight and exercise.
It was laid out here to be used for the new surplice for His Eminence.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays|Various
The mystery was gradually being cleared up; the complications unravelled; and he saw things in a new light.The Weird of the Wentworths, Vol. 2|Johannes Scotus
The exclusiveness of the New England theocracies, already relaxed in its application to other sects, was thenceforth at an end.A History of American Christianity|Leonard Woolsey Bacon
One of the "owned" senators representing a decadent New England state, himself master of the state political machine.Theft|Jack London
One mile from New Harmony, we were forced to alight from the carriage, as the horses would not draw us up a steep hill.Travels Through North America, v. 1-2|Berhard Saxe-Weimar Eisenach
- recently made or brought into beinga new dress; our new baby
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the new
adverb (usually in combination)
Word Origin for new
Old English neowe, niowe, earlier niwe "new, fresh, recent, novel, unheard-of, different from the old; untried, inexperienced," from Proto-Germanic *newjaz (cf. Old Saxon niuwi, Old Frisian nie, Middle Dutch nieuwe, Dutch nieuw, Old High German niuwl, German neu, Danish and Swedish ny, Gothic niujis "new"), from PIE *newo- "new" (cf. Sanskrit navah, Persian nau, Hittite newash, Greek neos, Lithuanian naujas, Old Church Slavonic novu, Russian novyi, Latin novus, Old Irish nue, Welsh newydd "new").
The adverb is Old English niwe, from the adjective. New math in reference to a system of teaching mathematics based on investigation and discovery is from 1958. New World (adj.) to designate phenomena of the Western Hemisphere first attested 1823, in Lord Byron; the noun phrase is recorded from 1550s. New Deal in the FDR sense attested by 1932. New school in reference to the more advanced or liberal faction of something is from 1806. New Left (1960) was a coinage of U.S. political sociologist C. Wright Mills (1916-1962). New light in reference to religions is from 1640s. New frontier, in U.S. politics, "reform and social betterment," is from 1934 but associated with John F. Kennedy's use of it in 1960.
In addition to the idioms beginning with new
- new ballgame
- new blood
- new broom sweeps clean, a
- new leaf
- new lease on life
- new man
- new one
- new person
- new woman
- new wrinkle
- break (new) ground
- breathe new life into
- feel like (new)
- nothing new under the sun
- teach an old dog new tricks
- turn over a new leaf
- what's cooking (new)
- whole new ballgame