Fresh meaning

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Bold; impertinent; impudent.
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New to one's experience; not encountered before.

Fresh evidence.

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Unusual or different.

A fresh slant on the problem.

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Recently made, produced, or harvested; not stale or spoiled.

Fresh bread.

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Not preserved, as by canning, smoking, or freezing.

Fresh vegetables.

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Not yet used or soiled; clean.

A fresh sheet of paper.

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Free from impurity or pollution; pure.

Fresh air.

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Not dull or faded.

A fresh memory.

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Having just arrived.

Fashions fresh from Paris.

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Untried or trained but not experienced.

Fresh volunteers.

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Revived or reinvigorated; refreshed.

I was fresh as a daisy after the nap.

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Rested and ready for a long ride. Used of horses.
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Having the glowing or unspoiled appearance of youth.

A fresh complexion.

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Recently; newly.

Fresh out of milk; muffins baked fresh daily.

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The early part.

The fresh of the day.

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A freshet.
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Having original strength, vigor, quality, taste, etc.
  • 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.
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Not known before; new; recent.

Fresh information.

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Additional; further.

A fresh start.

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Original, spontaneous, and stimulating.

Fresh ideas.

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Cool and refreshing; invigorating.

A fresh spring day.

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Brisk; strong.
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Not salt.
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Designating or of a cow that has just begun to give milk, as after having borne a calf.
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Recently produced, obtained, or arrived.
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Newly made.

A fresh pot of coffee.

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Inexperienced; unaccustomed.
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Having just arrived.
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The fresh part.
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A freshet.
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A pool or stream of fresh water.
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In a fresh manner.
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To make or become fresh.
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Newly produced or obtained.

He followed the fresh hoofprints to find the deer.

I seem to make fresh mistakes every time I start writing.

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Not cooked, dried, frozen, or spoiled.

After taking a beating in the boxing ring, the left side of his face looked like fresh meat.

I brought home from the market a nice bunch of fresh spinach leaves straight from the farm.

A glass of fresh milk.

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(of plant material) Still green and not dried.
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Refreshing or cool.

What a nice fresh breeze.

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(of water) Without salt; not saline.

After a day at sea it was good to feel the fresh water of the stream.

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Rested; not tired or fatigued.
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In a raw or untried state; uncultured; unpracticed.

A fresh hand on a ship.

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(computing, of a release package or software installation) Having only the files and settings of a specific release of the software package; without updates or upgrades that were released subsequent to the release of a specific version.

A fresh installation of Windows XP has Internet Explorer version 6.

QA uses a fresh copy of the old version to test backward-compatibility of new add-ons.

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A rush of water, along a river or onto the land; a flood.
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A stream or spring of fresh water.
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The mingling of fresh water with salt in rivers or bays, as by means of a flood of fresh water flowing toward or into the sea.

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No one liked his fresh comments.

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Sexually aggressive or forward; prone to caress too eagerly; overly flirtatious.

Hey, don't get fresh with me!

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The definition of fresh is something recently harvested, recently produced or newly made.

An example of fresh is just squeezed orange juice.

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Not saline or salty.

Fresh water.

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Fairly strong and often cool; brisk.

A fresh wind.

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Having recently calved and therefore with milk. Used of a cow.
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Bold and saucy; impudent.
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Excellent; first-rate.
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Origin of fresh

From Middle English fresch, fersch, from Old English fersc (“fresh, pure, sweet”), from Proto-Germanic *friskaz (“fresh”), from Proto-Indo-European *preisk- (“fresh”). Cognate with Scots fresch (“fresh”), West Frisian farsk (“fresh”), Dutch vers (“fresh”), Walloon frexh (“fresh”), German frisch (“fresh”), French frais (“fresh”), Danish frisk (“fresh”), fersk, Icelandic ferskur (“fresh”), Lithuanian prėskas (“unflavoured, tasteless, fresh”), Russian пресный (pr'ésnyj, “sweet, fresh, unleavened, tasteless”).