newly

[ noo-lee, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnu li, ˈnyu- /

adverb

recently; lately: a newly married couple.
anew or afresh: a newly repeated slander.
in a new manner or form: a room newly decorated.

Nearby words

  1. newhaven,
  2. newhouse,
  3. newington,
  4. newish,
  5. newlands,
  6. newlyn datum,
  7. newlywed,
  8. newman,
  9. newman, john henry,
  10. newman, paul

Origin of newly

before 900; Middle English; Old English nīwlice. See new, -ly

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British Dictionary definitions for newly

newly

/ (ˈnjuːlɪ) /

adverb

recently; lately or justa newly built shelf
again; afresh; anewnewly raised hopes
in a new manner; differentlya newly arranged room
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Word Origin and History for newly

newly

adv.

Old English niwlice "lately, recently;" see new + -ly (2). Cf. German neulich, Danish nylig, Swedish nyligen.

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