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Meaning of fresh

fresh

Pronunciation: (fresh), [key]
— adj., n., v., adv. -er, -est,
—adj.
  1. newly made or obtained: fresh footprints.
  2. recently arrived; just come: fresh from school.
  3. new; not previously known, met with, etc.; novel: to uncover fresh facts; to seek fresh experiences.
  4. additional or further: fresh supplies.
  5. not salty, as water.
  6. retaining the original properties unimpaired; not stale or spoiled: Is the milk still fresh?
  7. not preserved by freezing, canning, pickling, salting, drying, etc.: fresh vegetables.
  8. not tired or fatigued; brisk; vigorous: She was still fresh after that long walk.
  9. not faded, worn, obliterated, etc.: fresh paint; a fresh appearance.
  10. looking youthful and healthy: a fresh beauty that we all admired.
  11. pure, cool, or refreshing, as air.
  12. denoting a young wine, esp. a white or rosé, that is clean, crisp, and uncomplicated.
  13. (of wind) moderately strong or brisk.
  14. inexperienced; green; callow: Two hundred fresh recruits arrived at the training camp.
  15. forward or presumptuous.
  16. (of a cow) having recently given birth to a calf.
    1. great; marvelous.
    2. informed; up-to-date.
—n.
  1. the fresh part or time.
  2. a freshet.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to make or become fresh.
—adv.
  1. newly; recently; just now: He is fresh out of ideas. The eggs are fresh laid.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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