Definition of freshen
freshenerplay \ˈfre-sh(ə-)nər\ noun
Examples of freshen in a Sentence
a mint that freshens the breath
Can I freshen your drink?
Recent Examples of freshen from the Web
Her nap-bar has 19 beds, and guests are provided with fresh sheets, earplugs, slippers and a coffee area to freshen up.
Freeze any variety of vinegar in an ice-cube tray, and toss a few down the garbage disposal periodically to freshen.
The premise of The Big Sick sounds like something a writer might dream up as a way of freshening up tired romantic-comedy machinery: A young man and a young woman meet and fall in love.
The couple worked with interior designer Jennifer M. Kelly of Designlab to freshen up the rooms and gently bringing them into the 21st century.
Marines of the 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines whose families participate in art classes the association offers for the military will freshen up the gallery Saturday, June 17, Beeler said.
Next up for the industrial giant: freshening up shareholder returns.
Those little pills are actually face-freshening cotton towels—yes, towels—that expand in water.
On Monday, the site had been freshened, with more flags, including a red one bearing the castle logo of the Corps of Engineers.
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First Known Use of freshen
FRESHEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of freshen for English Language Learners
: to make (something) fresh : to cause (something) to be more pleasant
: to pour more of a usually alcoholic drink into someone's glass
of wind : to become stronger
FRESHEN Defined for Kids
Definition of freshen for Students
: to make or become fresh I took a shower to freshen up. Wind freshened the air.
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