[noo-spruhng, nyoo-]


newly or suddenly come into existence.

Origin of new-sprung

First recorded in 1585–95; new + sprung Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for new-sprung

Historical Examples of new-sprung

  • I am quite ashamed of my new-sprung distaste for country life.

  • In the next instant, however, I changed my mind; and my new-sprung joy departed as suddenly as it had arisen.

    The Boy Tar

    Mayne Reid

  • We dare dispute against this new-sprung sect, In private or in public.

  • Stifling his new-sprung emotions as well as he was able—promising them indulgence at some other time—he re-bent his ear to listen.

    The Maroon

    Mayne Reid

  • There was still much to be said, and many plans to be discussed before our new-sprung happiness should be secured to us.

    The Quadroon

    Mayne Reid