- freshW2S2 [freʃ] adj▬▬▬▬▬▬▬1¦(new)¦2¦(new and interesting)¦3¦(recent)¦4 a fresh start5¦(food/flowers)¦6 fresh air7 fresh water8¦(taste/smell etc)¦9¦(appearance)¦10¦(weather)¦11¦(not tired)¦12 fresh from something13 be fresh out of something14 fresh-made/fresh-cut/fresh-grated etc15 get/be fresh with somebody▬▬▬▬▬▬▬[Date: 1200-1300; : Old French; Origin: freis]1.) ¦(NEW)¦adding to or replacing something▪ I'll just make some fresh coffee.▪ The report provides fresh evidence about the way the business was run.▪ You'll have to start again on a fresh sheet of paper.2.) ¦(NEW AND INTERESTING)¦good or interesting because it has not been done, seen etc before▪ Ryan will bring a fresh approach to the job.▪ We need some fresh ideas .▪ Let's take a fresh look at the problem.3.) ¦(RECENT)¦done, experienced, or having happened recently▪ There were fresh fox tracks around the hen huts.▪ The accident was still fresh in her mind.4.) a fresh startwhen you start something again in a completely new and different way after being unsuccessful▪ I hope Jim and I can get back together and make a fresh start .5.) ¦(FOOD/FLOWERS)¦a) fresh food has recently been picked or prepared, and is not frozen or preservedfresh fruit/vegetables/fish/bread etc▪ The beans are fresh from the garden.b) fresh flowers have recently been picked6.) fresh airair from outside, especially clean air▪ Let's open the windows and have some fresh air in here!→breath of fresh air at ↑breath7.) fresh waterfresh water contains no salt and comes from rivers and lakes8.) ¦(TASTE/SMELL ETC)¦ [usually before noun]pleasantly clean or cool▪ a fresh minty taste▪ It's a light, fresh wine.9.) ¦(APPEARANCE)¦pleasant, bright, and clean≠ ↑dull▪ The kitchen is decorated in fresh blues and greens.▪ She has brown hair, hazel eyes and a fresh complexion.10.)¦(WEATHER)¦if the wind is fresh, it is quite cold and strong▪ a fresh breeze11.) ¦(NOT TIRED)¦ [not usually before noun]full of energy because you are not tired▪ She always seems fresh and lively, even at the end of the day.▪ Despite his busy day he arrived looking as fresh as a daisy (=not tired and ready to do things) .12.) fresh from stha) also fresh out of sth AmEhaving just finished your education or training, and not having a lot of experience▪ He's fresh out of law school.b) having just come from a particular place or experience▪ The team is fresh from their victory over the French.13.) be fresh out of sthAmE spoken to have just used your last supplies of something▪ I'm fresh out of beer. Will you take a cola instead?14.) fresh-made/fresh-cut/fresh-grated etcAmE having just been made, cut etc▪ fresh-ground coffee15.) get/be fresh with sbold-fashioned to behave rudely in a way which shows sexual interest, or lack of respect>freshness n [U + of]▪ the freshness of the early morning▪ the freshness and vitality of youth
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.