What is the meaning of fresh?


  • Recently made, produced, or harvested.
    • usage: "fresh bread"; "a fresh scent"; "fresh lettuce"
  • Of a cycle. ( beginning or occurring again)
    • usage: "a fresh start"; "fresh ideas"
  • Imparting vitality and energy.
    • usage: "the bracing mountain air"
  • Original and of a kind not seen before.
    • usage: "the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem"
  • Not canned or otherwise preserved.
    • usage: "fresh vegetables"
  • Not containing or composed of salt water.
    • usage: "fresh water"
  • Having recently calved and therefore able to give milk.
    • usage: "the cow is fresh"
  • With restored energy.
  • Not soured or preserved.
    • usage: "sweet milk"
  • Free from impurities.
    • usage: "clean water"; "fresh air"
  • Not yet used or soiled.
    • usage: "a fresh shirt"; "a fresh sheet of paper"; "an unused envelope"
  • Improperly forward or bold.
    • usage: "don't be fresh with me"; "impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; "an impudent boy given to insulting strangers"; "Don't get wise with me"


  • Very recently.
    • usage: "they are newly married"; "newly raised objections"; "a newly arranged hairdo"; "grass new washed by the rain"; "a freshly cleaned floor"; "we are fresh out of tomatoes"
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APAWordNet. (2010). fresh. Retrieved April 22, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/fresh/definitions/1174533
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "fresh" http://smartdefine.org/fresh/definitions/1174533 (accessed April 22, 2019).
HarvardWordNet 2010, fresh, Smart Define, viewed 22 April, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/fresh/definitions/1174533>.
MLAWordNet. "fresh" 23 October 2010. Web. 22 April 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/fresh/definitions/1174533>
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