newlywed

noun
new·​ly·​wed | \ ˈnü-lē-ˌwed How to pronounce newlywed (audio) , ˈnyü- \

Definition of newlywed

: a person recently married

Examples of newlywed in a Sentence

They took pictures of the happy newlyweds.
Recent Examples on the Web Ask those who still miss Justin Timberlake with Britney Spears, Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck, or Nick Lachey being a newlywed with Jessica Simpson. Lisa Respers France, CNN, "Celebrity splits are none of our business, but we still care," 24 Sep. 2020 The story about a young newlywed who lives in the shadow of her husband’s first wife, Rebecca, on a sprawling family estate on the English coast was nothing short of mesmerizing. Jessica Radloff, Glamour, "Netflix’s Rebecca: Everything We Know About the Lily James and Armie Hammer Movie," 7 Aug. 2020 Baldwin also admitted to feeling lonely in her first weeks as a newlywed. Glamour, "Hailey Baldwin Responded to Rumors She and Justin Bieber Are Having "Trust Issues"," 18 Mar. 2019 Hollywood opens just after World War II, as handsome, naive, broke, not-especially-talented newlywed veteran Jack Costello (charming blank slate David Corenswet, last seen in Murphy’s The Politician) lands in L.A. with dreams of fame. Judy Berman, Time, "Netflix's Hollywood Is a Lush Golden Age Fantasy With a Strangely Naive Worldview," 29 Apr. 2020 From a real-time diary posted on Reddit by newlyweds Rachel and Tyler Torres, who were quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise ship, off the coast of Japan, following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Rachel Torres, Harper's Magazine, "Staycation," 15 Feb. 2020 In the first shot, the newlyweds struck silly poses, which showcased their matching white sneakers. Joelle Goldstein, PEOPLE.com, "Missy Peregrym and Husband Tom Oakley Announce They're Expecting Their First Child Together," 22 Oct. 2019 A few weeks ago, a pair of Jordanian-American newlyweds forced into quarantine at a Dead Sea resort became minor celebrities after a video showed them celebrating on their own as resort workers clapped at a safe distance. Declan Walsh, BostonGlobe.com, "Tux, gown, masks: Arab couples scramble to marry during a pandemic," 25 Apr. 2020 A few weeks ago, a pair of Jordanian-American newlyweds forced into quarantine at a Dead Sea resort became minor celebrities after a video showed them celebrating on their own as resort workers clapped at a safe distance. Declan Walsh, New York Times, "Tux, Gown, Masks: Arab Couples Scramble to Marry During a Pandemic," 25 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of newlywed

1593, in the meaning defined above

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“Newlywed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/newlywed. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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newlywed

noun
How to pronounce newlywed (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of newlywed

: a person who has recently married

newlywed

noun
new·​ly·​wed | \ ˈnü-lē-ˌwed How to pronounce newlywed (audio) , ˈnyü- \

Kids Definition of newlywed

: a person recently married Some newlyweds moved in next door.

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