nouvelle vague

\ nü-ˈvel-ˈväg How to pronounce nouvelle vague (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Black rollnecks now feel nouvelle vague; prairie dresses look all the more saccharine; blouses with eccentric necklines have their time to shine now that my hair isn't concealing the main event. Georgia Murray,, "I Gave Myself A Bob Haircut At Home — & It Changed Everything," 15 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of nouvelle vague

1959, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for nouvelle vague

borrowed from French

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“Nouvelle vague.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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