adjective, new·er, new·est.
Origin of new
Examples from the Web for newer
Newer devices may have built-in passwords that are difficult to update.
“Profits” were returned to early investors with monies from newer victims.Ponzi-Scheming Pastor Fleeced His Flock Out of Millions|Brandy Zadrozny|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That free-market ideology has taken hold with this newer legislature.At This Creepy Libertarian Charter School, Kids Must Swear ‘to Be Obedient to Those in Authority’|ProPublica|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
People treated at the program come from more than 100 countries, the newer refugees arriving from the most recent conflagration.
One had a new wife and a newer baby; the other a girlfriend liked by all of us.
They belonged, she imagined, to some of the newer people of the town who had come to Clarkson during her years from home.The Main Chance|Meredith Nicholson
He will take as well a design that has been used a hundred times as a newer one.An Artist's Letters From Japan|John La Farge
It is a great pity that some of our newer poets do not understand this.Confessions of a Book-Lover|Maurice Francis Egan
The representative of the newer school had simply sent all the servants to bed.Anthony Trent, Master Criminal|Wyndham Martyn
Old types of vessels have been sold or demolished, and replaced by newer types.
British Dictionary definitions for newer
- recently made or brought into beinga new dress; our new baby
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the new
adverb (usually in combination)
Related formsRelated prefix: neo-
Derived Formsnewness, noun
Word Origin for new
Idioms and Phrases with newer
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