fresh

Definitions


[frɛʃ], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- (of food) recently made or obtained; not tinned, frozen, or otherwise preserved
(e.g: fresh fruit)

- not previously known or used; new or different
(e.g: the court had heard fresh evidence)

- (of a person) full of energy and vigour
(e.g: they are feeling fresh after a good night's sleep)

- (of water) not salty
(e.g: all the fresh water in the world's lakes)

- (of the wind) cool and fairly strong
(e.g: a fresh northerly wind was speeding the ship southwards)

- (of a person) having just had (a particular experience) or come from (a particular place)
(e.g: we were fresh out of art school)

- presumptuous towards someone, especially in a sexual way
(e.g: one truck driver decided to get fresh with me)

- having an unpleasant, slightly rotten smell
(e.g: this place was covered in water and smelled fresh like hell)


Phrases:
- be fresh out of

Origin:
Old English fersc ‘not salt, fit for drinking’, superseded in Middle English by forms from Old French freis, fresche; both ultimately of Germanic origin and related to Dutch vers and German frisch


[frɛʃ], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- newly; recently
(e.g: fresh-baked bread)


Phrases:
- be fresh out of

Origin:




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