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Definition of "newly" []

  • Not long ago; recently: newly baked bread. (adverb)
  • Once more; anew: a newly painted room. (adverb)
  • In a new or different way; freshly: an old idea newly phrased. (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "newly" in a sentence
  • "She exhaled and passed the joint to someone else, her expression newly dreamy."
  • "Laura Fernandez (ph) has been a graduate -- and what we call a newly-minted graduate, for all of two months."
  • "Kor considered himself governor of my world, which he termed a newly acquired outpost of the Klingon Empire, and you and Mr. Spock considered yourselves freedom fighters, obligated to liberate us from Klingon domination."