newfound

adjective
new·​found | \ ˈnü-ˈfau̇nd How to pronounce newfound (audio) \

Definition of newfound

: newly found a newfound friend enjoying her newfound fame

Examples of newfound in a Sentence

He is enjoying his newfound freedom.

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New surroundings, overwhelming classes, and bad decisions made in the wake of newfound freedom can be what pushes students past the breaking point. Jon Patrick Hatcher, Good Housekeeping, "College Depression and Anxiety Are Serious — Here's How to Help Yourself or a Friend," 26 June 2019 If the impetus of Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s whip-smart, gleefully scatological debut is Toby’s newfound freedom, his soon-to-be ex-wife, Rachel, is the kryptonite. Leah Greenblatt, EW.com, "Taffy Brodesser-Akner spins a Great American Divorce Novel in her terrific debut: EW review," 19 June 2019 Though Beckham is known for her billowy, wide-legged trousers, her newfound love of stirrup pants seems to suggest a shift towards a more sinewy silhouette. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Victoria Beckham Puts a French Spin on ’80s Stirrup Leggings," 22 May 2019 The actress started to open up about her newfound love in her Vanity Fair interview, but refrained from going into too much detail. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "A Timeline of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Relationship," 8 May 2019 Cranberry farmers, who until recently were benefiting from Chinese consumers’ newfound love for the fruit, are dealing with a supply glut that has pushed prices below the cost of production. Justin Lahart, WSJ, "Thank China for a Cheaper Thanksgiving," 16 Nov. 2018 But fans from the other 28 countries, such as Axel, have stayed on long after their team’s defeat, to soak up the carnivalesque atmosphere and maximize time with newfound loves. Amie Ferris-rotman, Washington Post, "At World Cup, Russians embrace the world, one relationship at a time," 9 July 2018 Today, Kang flaunts a fuller frame—and a newfound love for her body. Anthea Levi, Health.com, "This SI Swim Model Shared a Powerful Post About Going From a Size 2 to a Size 8 and Overcoming Her Eating Disorder," 9 May 2018 The unusual instruments meshed just fine with band's newfound love of synth beats, proving that The Decemberists' risks on the new album were worth it. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland.com, "The Decemberists captivates Cleveland crowd with old and new sounds (photos)," 25 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of newfound

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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newfound

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of newfound

: recently discovered, acquired, or achieved : newly found or gotten

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