Meaning of “original” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective uk us /əˈrɪdʒənəl/

B1 special and interesting because of not being the same as others:

Her essay was full of original ideas.
He's a highly original thinker.
FIRST [ always before noun ]

B1 existing since the beginning, or being the earliest form of something:

His original plan was to stay for a week, but he ended up staying for a month.
Do you still have the original version of this document?

(Definition of “original adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)