- The definition of fresh is something recently harvested, recently produced or newly made.
An example of fresh is just squeezed orange juice.
Fresh squeezed orange juice.
fresh definition by Webster's New World
- recently produced, obtained, or arrived
- newly made: fresh coffee
- having original strength, vigor, quality, taste, etc.; esp.,
- not preserved by being salted, pickled, canned, or frozen: fresh meat, fresh vegetables
- not spoiled, rotten, or stale
- not tired; vigorous; lively: to feel fresh after a nap
- not worn, soiled, faded, etc.; vivid; bright; clean
- youthful or healthy in appearance: a fresh complexion
- not known before; new; recent: fresh information
- additional; further: a fresh start
- inexperienced; unaccustomed
- having just arrived
- original, spontaneous, and stimulating: fresh ideas
- cool and refreshing; invigorating: a fresh spring day
- brisk; strong: said of the wind
- not salt: said of water
- designating or of a cow that has just begun to give milk, as after having borne a calf
Origin: Middle English ; from Old English fersc, but altered under influenced, influence of Old French fres, fresche ; from Germanic an unverified form friska (from source German frisch and amp; Old English fersc)
- the fresh part
- a freshet
- a pool or stream of fresh water
- freshness noun
Origin: ; from German frech, bold, impudent (akin to Old English fræc ; from Indo-European base an unverified form preg-, bold, greedy): confused with fresh
fresh definition by American Heritage Dictionary
adjective fresh·er, fresh·est
- New to one's experience; not encountered before.
- Novel; different: a fresh slant on the problem. See Synonyms at new.
- Recently made, produced, or harvested; not stale or spoiled: fresh bread.
- Not preserved, as by canning, smoking, or freezing: fresh vegetables.
- Not saline or salty: fresh water.
- Not yet used or soiled; clean: a fresh sheet of paper.
- Free from impurity or pollution; pure: fresh air.
- Additional; new: fresh evidence.
- Bright and clear; not dull or faded: a fresh memory.
- Having the glowing, unspoiled appearance of youth: a fresh complexion.
- Untried; inexperienced: fresh recruits.
- Having just arrived; straight: fashions fresh from Paris.
- Revived or reinvigorated; refreshed: I was fresh as a daisy after the nap.
- Fairly strong; brisk: a fresh wind.
- Informal Bold and saucy; impudent.
- Having recently calved and therefore with milk. Used of a cow.
- Slang Excellent; first-rate.
- The early part: the fresh of the day.
- A freshet.
Origin: Middle English, from Old English fersc, pure, not salty, and from Old French freis (feminine fresche), new, recent, of Germanic origin.
- freshˈly adverb
- freshˈness noun
fresh - Phrases/Idioms
fresh out (of)