adverb new·ly \ˈnü-lē, ˈnyü-\

: a short time ago

Full Definition of NEWLY

:  lately, recently <a newly married couple> <newly affluent>
:  anew, afresh <newly painted>

Examples of NEWLY

  1. They are a newly married couple.
  2. That is a newly acquired habit.
  3. Here is where we keep the newly arrived merchandise.
  4. The room is newly painted.

First Known Use of NEWLY

before 12th century

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NEWLY Defined for Kids


adverb new·ly \ˈnü-lē, ˈnyü-\

Definition of NEWLY for Kids

:  not long ago :  recently <a newly elected governor>


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