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English definition of “fresh”

fresh

adjective
 
 
/freʃ/
DIFFERENT B1 new or different from what was there before: We're looking for fresh ideas. They decided to move abroad and make a fresh start.NewModern and fashionable
NOT OLD A2 Fresh food has been produced or collected recently and has not been frozen, dried, etc.: fresh fruit/vegetables fresh breadNewModern and fashionablePreserving and storing foodPleasant to eat or drink
CLEAN/COOL B1 smelling clean or feeling pleasantly cool: a fresh breeze a fresh smellClean and tidyCoolDescribing good weather
fresh air B1 air outside buildings that is clean and cool: Let's go outside and get some fresh air.Cool
fresh water water from lakes, rivers, etc that has no salt in itWater in general
NOT TIRED having a lot of energy and not feeling tired: We got up the next day feeling fresh and relaxed.Energetic and lively
SKIN Fresh skin looks healthy: a fresh complexionFit and healthyThe head and face
RECENT B2 recently made or done and not yet changed by time: The memory of the accident is still very fresh in my mind.NewModern and fashionable
fresh from/out of sth having just left a place: The new French teacher's fresh out of college.NewModern and fashionable
freshness noun [U] → See also a breath of fresh air
(Definition of fresh from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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