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Definitions of fresh

  1. imparting vitality and energy; " the bracing mountain air"
  2. with restored energy
  3. very recently; " 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"
  4. improperly forward or bold; " don't be fresh with me"; " impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; " an impudent boy given to insulting strangers"
  5. not yet used or soiled; " a fresh shirt"; " a fresh sheet of paper"; " an unused envelope"
  6. not stale or old; " fresh bread"; " a fresh scent"
  7. not canned or otherwise preserved; " fresh vegetables"
  8. not containing or composed of salt water; " fresh water"
  9. ( of a cycle) beginning or occurring again; " a fresh start"; " fresh ideas"
  10. of a kind not seen before; " the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well- known theorem"
  11. having recently calved and therefore able to give milk; " the cow is fresh"
  12. not artificial; " fresh cut flowers"
  13. free from impurities; " clean water"; " fresh air"
  14. not soured or preserved; " sweet milk"
  15. Possessed of original life and vigor; new and strong; unimpaired; sound.
  16. New; original; additional.
  17. Lately produced, gathered, or prepared for market; not stale; not dried or preserved; not wilted, faded, or tainted; in good condition; as, fresh vegetables, flowers, eggs, meat, fruit, etc.; recently made or obtained; occurring again; repeated; as, a fresh supply of goods; fresh tea, raisins, etc.; lately come or made public; as, fresh news; recently taken from a well or spring; as, fresh water.
  18. Youthful; florid; as, these fresh nymphs.
  19. In a raw, green, or untried state; uncultivated; uncultured; unpracticed; as, a fresh hand on a ship.
  20. Renewed in vigor, alacrity, or readiness for action; as, fresh for a combat; hence, tending to renew in vigor; rather strong; cool or brisk; as, a fresh wind.
  21. Not salt; as, fresh water, in distinction from that which is from the sea, or brackish; fresh meat, in distinction from that which is pickled or salted.
  22. A stream or spring of fresh water.
  23. A flood; a freshet.
  24. 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.
  25. To refresh; to freshen.
  26. New; recent; unfaded; uninjured by time; in good condition; not forgotten; strong and active; not wearied; lively; brisk; pure and cool; refreshing; not salt; pert; inexperienced.
  27. In a state of activity and health: new and strong: recently produced or obtained: untried: having renewed vigor: healthy: not salt.
  28. FRESHLY.
  29. FRESHNESS.
  30. A freshet; a spring of fresh water; a flood; an overflowing; an inundation: open weather; a day of open weather t a thaw ( Scotch):- pl. in the U. S., the mingling of fresh water with salt in rivers or bays, or the increased current of an abb- tide caused by a flood of fresh water flowing into the sea.
  31. New; recently made or obtained; cool; brisk; vigorous; not salt.
  32. Newly prepared or produced; unfaded; untainted; recent; new.
  33. Vigorous; strong; brisk.
  34. Unsalted.
  35. A sudden flood in a stream; an inundation.
  36. Brisk, healthy, and strong; looking young and vigorous; not faded; recently grown; not impaired by time; in a good state; not state; not forgotten or obliterated; not salt; recently from the well; pure and cool; not warm or vapid; in a state like that of recent growth; having new vigour. Fresh- way, the increased velocity of a vessel.
  37. Brisk; moving with celerity; not impaired or faded; not tainted; not stale; healthy in look or feeling; not salt; unpractised.
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Antonyms for fresh

defaced, brackish, graceless, tinned, exhausted, salt, neolithic, day-old, used, decomposed, unoriginal, dry, burned-out, moth-eaten, genteel, sticky, flyblown, feeble, dehydrated, bad, ancient, shabby, damp, dowdy, prehistoric, kaput, run down, threadbare, purposeless, crystalised, beaten, Old World, drained, mangy, putrescent, corned, unstylish, tapped out, mild, autochthonic, faint, putrid, done, pristine, tacky, dog-eared, Familiar, abashed, banal, vintage, marred, putrefied, well-worn, saliferous, candied, sultry, dirty, primitive, prime, humble, demure, smoke-cured, spoiled, stereotyped, old-timey, ratty, dateless, inelegant, retro, quaint, cliched, frowsy, uncool, hackney, cobwebby, humid, wearied, inconspicuous, damaged, corrupted, deferential, antique, outmoded, beat, weary, saltish, imitative, neglected, modest, cured, moribund, commonplace, tasteless, harmed, disfigured, tired, old fashioned, stone age, faltering, primary, aged, retrograde, conventional, demoded, addled, unbecoming, rancid, ill-defined, backward, disheveled, obligatory, corrupt, sleazy, wilted, soiled, unattractive, unkempt, stale, trite, crystalized, old-time, tainted, bombed-out, scruffy, traditional, mussy, sloppy, spoilt, lyophilised, retiring, tried, musty, dried, dilapidated, beat up, logy, worn-out, aboriginal, mousy, salt-cured, unobtrusive, oldfangled, grungy, tried and true, cliche, gentle, unclean, pickled, preserved, proper, timeworn, smoked, contaminated, Noachian, jaded, rusty, old school, hard, tatterdemalion, passe, wrinkled, embarrassed, trashy, second hand, briny, demode, ashamed, blushing, smoke-dried, antediluvian, injured, impaired, bruised, primal, less, blemished, freeze-dried, messy, aweary, tatty, defiled, potted, shy, venerable, faded, weak, respectful, tuckered, moldy, debilitating, time-honored, medieval, wiped out, dead, superannuated, polite, canned, shamefaced, miserable, Pooped, rotten, sun-dried, desiccated, impure, untidy, fatigued, slovenly, shopworn, unfashionable, scrubby, prostrate, all in, lyophilized, cheesy, down-at-the-heels, age-old, spent, outdated, maggoty, mossy, dated, flash-frozen, hackneyed, salty, primordial, antiquated, primeval, salted, bushed, rumpled, out-of-date, seedy, frozen, muggy, limp, dumpy, hand-me-down, old, bleary, Unhandsome, polluted, glace, tumbledown, sullied, out, archaic, courteous, worn, mannerly, fewer, soured, mouldy, washed-out, irresolute, broken, derivative, saline, timid, hurt, established, decayed, warmed-over, cold, fossilized, outworn, obsolete, quick-frozen, played out, languid, hack, styleless, meek.

Quotes of fresh

  1. I had a really good time with Martha Stewart, who also is somebody I really admire a lot. I've learned a lot from her and I think all of America has, about attention to detail and using fresh ingredients and making things beautiful and special. – Ted Allen
  2. In a mood of faith and hope my work goes on. A ream of fresh paper lies on my desk waiting for the next book. I am a writer and I take up my pen to write. – Pearl S. Buck
  3. I've always been switching around the show to accommodate the audience, and you know it really makes it a lot more fun for me and keeps it fresh so that I'm not complacent with the same show every night and with every audience. – Deborah Cox
  4. Whether you're on TV or on the stage, you have to work hard to stay fresh real, and full of energy. You can't settle back. You always have to stay on your toes. – Blythe Danner
  5. I call it an old -fashioned seafood house for the new millennium. We are trying to update what we know as old fish houses and places like that, which are great, but I want to give it a new, fresh look with updated versions of the classics we all love. – Todd English
  6. I like to not be too involved in the beginning and during the process so as to keep this fresh look and be able to give constructive recommendation on the final production. – Guy Laliberte
  7. In the year since we brought things into the open with a clean breath of fresh air at City Hall, we have learned about corrupt spending practices and unethical conflicts of interest that waste your money... and keep Dallas from being the great city of our dreams. – Laura Miller
  8. In order to keep pace with the influx of work I had to take on fresh hands. – James Nasmyth
  9. You can't do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh – John Singer Sargent
  10. A fresh pair of eyes can often find problems. – Michael K. Simpson
  11. You're always learning on different avenues and this is an opportunity for me to start on a fresh plate and start learning some other things that can really help me, that I need, and I want, to progress forward. – Elvis Stojko
  12. And I have the support of the writers: I have a great relationship with the creative team, and they have a good hold of my character and my personality, and they come up with some great stuff, and I'm forever trying to change it up, keep it fresh – Trish Stratus
  13. I feel sexy when I get out of the tub- your skin is fresh and you've put up your hair without looking. – Shania Twain
  14. Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new. – Steven Tyler
  15. About the twenty -third year of my age, I had many fresh and heavenly openings, in respect to the care and providence of the Almighty over his creatures in general, and over man as the most noble amongst those which are visible. – John Woolman

Usage examples for fresh

  1. It was a fine night, and Susan stopped for a moment at the door to drink in the fresh air. – The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume
  2. " Fresh indeed,- how different from London! – Lucretia, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  3. Has anything fresh happened? – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  4. They'll hate us for looking so fresh – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  5. They are fresh enough in your memory, no doubt. – Witness For The Defence by A.E.W. Mason
  6. The worst trouble will be fresh water, but I think I can fix that. – Dick in the Everglades by A. W. Dimock
  7. Now, look at me: I am as fresh as when we started. – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  8. I hate fresh air and I don't want to go out." – The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  9. " Wait a little," said Mrs. Parlin, with a fresh burst of tears. – Captain Horace by Sophie May
  10. Now they were fresh from Earth, with Earth- strength muscles- and they knew how to use them. – Space Tug by Murray Leinster
  11. He must have fresh air, and he wanted to be by himself that he might think. – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  12. The room had a fresh and happy look. – The Best Ghost Stories by Various
  13. She had no power left to make fresh plans. – Jess by H. Rider Haggard
  14. You've been fresh water to me, Glory." – The Law of Hemlock Mountain by Hugh Lundsford
  15. On that morning when he took leave of his darling, on the same spot lay a dress also, but as white, as pure, as fresh as spring blossoms. – Boris Lensky by Ossip Schubin
  16. You can get some fresh after a while. – The Trail to Yesterday by Charles Alden Seltzer
  17. She all ready fresh w'en dat feller she come. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  18. Never had Phebe looked so fresh and pretty as now. – Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale by Ida Glenwood
  19. It would be fresh life in you. – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  20. " Good- bye," answered the little fresh children. – The Bobbsey Twins in the Country by Laura Lee Hope

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