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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Recently discovered: a newfound pastime.

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  • adj. Recently found; newly discovered.

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  • adj. newly discovered

Etymologies

From new +‎ found. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Others called the newfound interest in innovation - and the diversity it is supposed to bring to the economy - a healthy start.

    The Moscow Times

  • On his most recent album, " I See the Sign, " Mr. Amidon ' s gentle music recalls newfound field recordings that have been gussied up without losing their affecting authenticity.

    Names You Know, On the Go

  • Washington, DC Rotters - In what the White House is describing as a newfound sense of bipartisanship and mercy, President Bush late today issued a full and complete pardon to accused "DC Madame" Deborah Palfrey.

    Satire: Bush Pardons DC Madam before Phone Records Released

  • I called my newfound friend earlier who works in Singapore.

    Mat Salleh Boleh!!!

  • The people that they are getting are so-called newfound Republicans.

    Oral History Interview with H. M. Michaux, November 20, 1974. Interview A-0135. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • Stewart has dubbed his newfound nemesis "The Ayatollah of Payola" and "Duke Sellington."

    E! Online (US) - Top Stories

  • Susan Boyle calls her newfound fame "breathtaking."

    WCAX - Local News

  • Poundland's evident success in catering to what McCarthy calls our newfound "flight to value" certainly appears to have put the wind up a few other retailers, though they would never admit it.

    The Guardian World News

  • I like having my own window. yup basically just some random thoughts i had in the garden, sounds better when it's read out though haha. in keeping with my so-called newfound philosophy of being happy, i've been banishing all negative thoughts from my brain these past few days by well, basically telling them to get out. lol you can imagine me saying it out loud as i'm walking alone by myself, i think i'm going kinda nuts haha. and it's working, sorta, been pretty satisfied with things. but it's difficult, i guess, takes some real effort. hoping that these three things would actually happen during the december holidays, or at least one of them haha

    bonjour!

  • There were adjustments but to say that women enjoyed a 'newfound' independence does not accord with history.

    [those days] under the microscope

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  • "The newfound cobra has its habitation in Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia and it can 'deliver more poison than any other cobras that have yet been discovered'." - website, Dec 2007.

    December 13, 2007