Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective New and different, often fashionably so.

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  • adjective New, fashionable.

Etymologies

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

[From phrases such as art nouveau.]

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Borrowing from French nouveau. Recognized as English in 1828.

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