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.
Recent Examples on the Web LeBron and his newfound partner and crime Matthew Dellevadova jumped out to a 2–1 series lead with tight wins in Game 2 and Game 3, testing the Warriors similarly to the Grit-and-Grind Grizzlies two rounds prior. Michael Shapiro,, "Ranking the Best NBA Finals of the Past Decade," 16 Sep. 2019 Friends gained a newfound following among millennials thanks to its run on Netflix, and the company paid a reported $100 million just to keep Friends around through 2019. James Hibberd,, "Every episode of Seinfeld is coming to Netflix," 16 Sep. 2019 But new observations by Yusef-Zadeh and his collaborators showed that the filaments lie within the newfound bubbles. Denise Chow, NBC News, "Huge, mysterious 'bubbles' discovered at the heart of the Milky Way," 16 Sep. 2019 Equally apparent, though, was my body’s newfound vulnerability, the constant self-consciousness, the ever-present possibility of violence. Devorah Heitner, Longreads, "What’s Happening to My Body?," 13 Sep. 2019 Given my newfound obsession with budgeting, this story about how our bodies have budgets really spoke to me. Amanda Shapiro, Bon Appétit, "Bodies, Budgets, and Snacks," 12 Sep. 2019 The newfound little internet celebrities get to see each other regularly. Kendall Trammell, CNN, "These two toddlers are showing us what real-life besties look like," 10 Sep. 2019 And last night, arriving at the Daily Front Row Fashion Media Awards in New York, the model and actor used their newfound platform to spotlight an urgent political issue—and chose to tell this story through the medium of fashion. Vogue, "The Powerful Message Behind Indya Moore’s Latest Red Carpet Look," 6 Sep. 2019 In light of the seat’s newfound competitiveness, money has flooded in. The Economist, "There is more to North Carolina’s special election than Donald Trump," 5 Sep. 2019

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of newfound

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

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