: conspicuously new and unused
also : recently introduced
a brand-new executive officer

Examples of brand-new in a Sentence

his car is so well cared for that three years later it still looks brand-new a brand-new disk still in its original packaging
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Word History


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First Known Use

circa 1570, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of brand-new was circa 1570

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“Brand-new.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition


: completely new and unused

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