Fresh - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |freʃ|  American pronunciation of the word fresh
Brit.  |frɛʃ|  British pronunciation of the word fresh
- (of a cycle) beginning or occurring again
- imparting vitality and energy (syn: bracing, brisk, refreshing, tonic)
- original and of a kind not seen before (syn: new, novel)
- having recently calved and therefore able to give milk
- with restored energy
- not soured or preserved (syn: sweet)
- free from impurities (syn: clean)
- not yet used or soiled (syn: unused)
- improperly forward or bold (syn: impertinent, impudent, overbold, sassy, saucy, smart, wise)
- very recently (syn: freshly, new, newly)


You can use either fresh or dried basil for this recipe.

The meat was kept fresh in the refrigerator.

He changed into a fresh shirt.

She brought a fresh change of clothes.

She rose fresh from a good night's sleep.

This bread was baked fresh.

They have fresh bread every morning at the bakery.

Open the window and let in a little fresh air.

There is a lot of fresh material in his new play.

She was still fresh after working all day.

The lessons remain fresh in her memory.

She was sent to her room for being fresh.

Don't get fresh with me.

The robins keep on pretending it is the fresh of the year.

I'll just make some fresh coffee.

Word forms

comparative: fresher
superlative: freshest
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