Definition of fresh blood
: newly added members or participants : new blood The new guy is going to work harder," Rivolo told me. "He has to prove himself, assert his authority. Maybe the old guy had been getting lazy, not working so hard… Fresh blood makes a difference."— Andrew Cockburn Arguably the greatest American racehorse, Man o' War burst onto the scene just when the sport needed some fresh blood to wake it from the doldrums of a nationwide antigambling crusade.— Bill Barich
Keep scrolling for more
Love words? Need even more definitions?Merriam-Webster unabridged
Words at Play
- Is the Word 'Freshman' Going Out of Style?
- The Good, The Bad, & The Semantically Imprecise - 8/23/19
- Getting to the Heart of 'Epicenter'
- 'Conscience' vs. 'Conscious': Let Us Be Your Guide
Ask the Editors
- On Contractions of Multiple Words
- A Look at Uncommon Onomatopoeia
- Is Singular 'They' a Better Choice?