(no̵̅o̅ vō′, no̵̅o̅′vō)
- newly appearing, arrived, made, etc.; new: nouveau Beaujolais
- like or characteristic of a nouveau riche
See nouveau in American Heritage Dictionary 4
New and different, often fashionably so: “The perfect [Los Angeles] combination: a gas station that is also a nouveau convenience store” (David Mermelstein).
Origin: From phrases such as art nouveau
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