Fresh (comparative fresher, superlative freshest)
- Of produce, not from storage.
- I had a fresh salad made from vegetables straight out of the garden.
- Of plant material, still green and not dried.
- 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, page vii
- With fresh material, taxonomic conclusions are leavened by recognition that the material examined reflects the site it occupied; a herbarium packet gives one only a small fraction of the data desirable for sound conclusions. Herbarium material does not, indeed, allow one to extrapolate safely: what you see is what you get […]
- Refreshing or cool.
- What a nice fresh breeze.
- (of water) Without salt; not saline.
- After a day at sea it was good to feel the fresh water of the stream.
- a. 1628, Sir Francis Drake (?), The World Encompassed, Nicholas Bourne (publisher, 1628), page 49:
- There we made our ſhip faſt with foure ropes, in ſmooth water, and the freſh water ranne downe out of the hill into the ſea, […]
- 1820, William Scoresby, An Account of the Arctic Regions, Archibald Constable & Co., page 230:
- When dissolved, it produces water sometimes perfectly fresh, and sometimes saltish; […]
- 2009, Adele Pillitteri, Maternal and Child Health Nursing, Sixth Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ISBN 9781582559995, page 1557:
- Additional changes that occur when water enters the lungs depend on whether the water is fresh or salt.
- Rude, cheeky, or inappropriate.
- No one liked his fresh comments.
- Rested; not tired or fatigued.
- 2010 Sam Sheringham Liverpool 0 - 1 Wolverhampton
- Before the match, Hodgson had expressed the hope that his players would be fresh rather than rusty after an 18-day break from league commitments because of two successive postponements.
- (computing, of a release package or software installation) Having only the files and settings of a specific release of the software package; without updates or upgrades that were released subsequent to the release of a specific version.
- A fresh installation of Windows XP has Internet Explorer version 6.
- QA uses a fresh copy of the old version to test backward-compatibility of new add-ons.
NounFresh (plural freshes)
- A rush of water, along a river or on to the land; a flood.
- 1834, David Crockett, A Narrative of the Life of, Nebraska 1987, p. 21:
- They went on very well with their work until it was nigh done, when there came the second epistle to Noah's fresh, and away went their mill, shot, lock, and barrel.
Adverbs for Fresh
delightfully; unquestionably; genuinely; lusciously; deliciously; lately; exquisitely;
excellently; capitally; superlatively; inimitably; admirably; pleasantly; agreeably; wonderfully; marvelously; emphatically; perfectly.
Synonyms for Fresh
cheeky, inexperienced, novel, new, recent, vivid, modern, natural, unused, vigorous, healthy, hardy, unwearied, young, green, raw, sweet, impertinent, bold, cheeky, flippant.
Antonyms for Fresh
stale, trite, hackneyed, shopworn, tired, courteous, respectful, deferential.
Niagara, a novice at, a stranger to, accessory, active, actual, additional, adolescent stream, aeolian, airish, airy, alert, alive, alternative, ancillary, another, arroyo, artless, as is, authentic, auxiliary, avant-garde, beck, being, biggety, blasty, bleached, blooming, blowy, bluff, blustering, blusterous, blustery, bold, boreal, bourn, bracing, braided stream, branch, brand-new, brash, brassy, brazen, breezy, bright, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, brisk, brook, brooklet, burn, callow, cataract, channel, cheeky, cheering, chill, chilly, chutzpadik, clean, cleanly, clear, cocky, collateral, contemporaneous, contemporary, contemptuous, contributory, cool, coolish, cordial, creative, creek, crick, crisp, crispy, crude, crusty, current, dainty, deluge, derisive, dewy, different, dirt-free, disrespectful, drafty, eidetic, else, enduring, energetic, energizing, ever-new, evergreen, exhilarating, existent, existing, extant, extra, facy, fair, farther, fastidious, favonian, firsthand, flawy, fledgling, flip, flippant, flood, flourishing, flowing stream, flush, flushed, fluviation, forward, fresh as April, freshet, further, gally, gill, gleaming, glistening, glowing, gratuitous, green, green as grass, gusty, harmless, healthy, held back, held in reserve, held out, ignorant, imaginative, immaculate, immanent, immature, immediate, impertinent, impudent, in abeyance, in hand, inexperienced, insolent, instant, intact, invigorated, invigorating, inviolate, keen, kept in remembrance, kill, kosher, lasting, latest, lazy stream, lively, maiden, maidenly, malapert, meandering stream, midchannel, midstream, millstream, mint, moderate, modern, modernistic, more, most recent, moving road, naive, natural, navigable river, neoteric, nervy, nestling, new, new to, new-fashioned, newfangled, nonpolluted, novel, of cleanly habits, original, other, pert, pink, plus, pour, present, present-age, present-day, present-time, presumptuous, pristine, puffy, pure, put aside, put by, race, racing stream, raw, recalled, recent, recollected, refreshed, refreshful, refreshing, regaling, remembered, renewed, reserve, retained, revolutionary, ritually pure, river, rivulet, rosy, rosy-cheeked, rousing, ruddy, rude, run, rundle, runlet, runnel, running, sassy, saucy, saved, scatheless, sempervirent, shiny, sike, smart, smart-alecky, smart-ass, smut-free, smutless, spare, sparkling, spate, spill stream, spotless, spry, squally, stainless, stimulating, stored, stream, stream action, streamlet, striking, strong, subterranean river, supernumerary, supplemental, supplementary, surplus, suspended, sweet, tahar, temperate, that be, that is, to spare, tonic, topical, torrent, tubbed, ulterior, unaccustomed to, unacquainted with, unadulterated, unapplied, unbeaten, unbesmirched, unblemished, unblotted, unbroken, unbruised, uncalled-for, unconsumed, unconventional, unconversant, unconversant with, uncouth, undamaged, undefaced, undefiled, undeformed, undemolished, underived, undestroyed, undeveloped, unemployed, unexercised, unexpended, unexperienced, unfaded, unfamiliar with, unfledged, unforgotten, unhandled, unharmed, unhurt, unimpaired, uninitiated in, uninjured, unique, unmaimed, unmangled, unmarked, unmarred, unmatured, unmuddied, unorthodox, unpolluted, unpracticed, unpracticed in, unripe, unscarred, unscathed, unscratched, unseasoned, unshattered, unskilled in, unsmirched, unsmudged, unsoiled, unsophisticated, unspent, unspoiled, unspotted, unstained, unsullied, untainted, untapped, untarnished, untested, untorn, untouched, untrained, untried, untrodden, unused, unused to, unusual, unutilized, unversed, unversed in, unwithered, unworn, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute, vernal, vigorous, virgin, virginal, vital, vivid, wadi, waived, watercourse, waterflood, waterway, well, well-scrubbed, well-washed, white, whitened, wholesome, windy, wise-ass, young, youthful, zestful, zesty
From Middle English, from Old English fersc (“fresh, pure, sweet”), from Proto-Germanic *friskaz (“fresh”), from Proto-Indo-European *preisk- (“fresh”) . Cognate with Scots fresh (“fresh”), West Frisian farsk (“fresh”), Dutch vers (“fresh”), German frisch (“fresh”), French frais (“fresh”), Danish frisk (“fresh”), Icelandic ferskur (“fresh”), Limburgish prėskas (“unflavoured, tasteless, fresh”), Russian пресный (pr'ésnyj, “sweet, fresh, unleavened, tasteless”).
new or clean
- Armenian: թարմ (hy) (t'arm)
- Chamicuro: peswatalo
- Mandarin: 新鮮 (zh), 新鲜 (zh) (xīnxiān), 新的 (zh) (xīn de), 新穎 (zh), 新颖的 (zh) (xīnyǐng de)
- Croatian: nov (hr), čist (hr)
- Danish: frisk (da), ny (da)
- Dutch: vers (nl), nieuw (nl)
- Esperanto: freŝa (eo)
- Finnish: tuore (fi), veres (fi), uusi (fi)
- French: nouveau (fr) m., nouvel (fr), nouvelle (fr) f., nouveaux (fr) m. pl., nouvelles (fr) f. pl.
- German: frisch (de)
- Greek: πρόσφατος (el) (prósfatos) m., νέος (el) (néos) m., φρέσκος (el) (freskos) m.
of produce, not from storage
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