Antonyms for newest

Grammar : Adj
Spell : noo, nyoo
Phonetic Transcription : nu, nyu

Definition of newest

Origin :
  • Old English neowe, niowe, earlier niwe "new, fresh, recent, novel, unheard-of, different from the old; untried, inexperienced," from Proto-Germanic *newjaz (cf. Old Saxon niuwi, Old Frisian nie, Middle Dutch nieuwe, Dutch nieuw, Old High German niuwl, German neu, Danish and Swedish ny, Gothic niujis "new"), from PIE *newo- "new" (cf. Sanskrit navah, Persian nau, Hittite newash, Greek neos, Lithuanian naujas, Old Church Slavonic novu, Russian novyi, Latin novus, Old Irish nue, Welsh newydd "new").
  • The adverb is Old English niwe, from the adjective. New math in reference to a system of teaching mathematics based on investigation and discovery is from 1958. New World (adj.) to designate phenomena of the Western Hemisphere first attested 1823, in Lord Byron; the noun phrase is recorded from 1550s. New Deal in the FDR sense attested by 1932. New school in reference to the more advanced or liberal faction of something is from 1806. New Left (1960) was a coinage of U.S. political sociologist C. Wright Mills (1916-1962). New light in reference to religions is from 1640s. New frontier, in U.S. politics, "reform and social betterment," is from 1934 but associated with John F. Kennedy's use of it in 1960.
  • adj recent, fresh
  • adj additional
  • adj modernized, restored
Example sentences :
  • Even the novelty of flying the newest rocket-ship in the service had worn off.
  • Extract from : « The Hammer of Thor » by Charles Willard Diffin
  • The book slid shut and I eyed the newest employee of the city of Nineport.
  • Extract from : « Arm of the Law » by Harry Harrison
  • And this brings us straight to the newest of our beginnings in Dohnavur—the Kindergarten.
  • Extract from : « Lotus Buds » by Amy Carmichael
  • He was wearing his best and newest suit and his tie was carefully arranged.
  • Extract from : « Thankful's Inheritance » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • But the newest visitor did not come, like the others, uninvited into the "private" room.
  • Extract from : « Shavings » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Miss Annabel wore her newest gown and bonnet and rustled as she walked.
  • Extract from : « Keziah Coffin » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • There is a family, in the newest and best part of the town, called McLeod.
  • Extract from : « An Orkney Maid » by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • These stands were the newest and the most comfortable in the country.
  • Extract from : « Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 26, October, 1880 » by Various
  • This fever for the newest books is not a wholesome condition of the mind.
  • Extract from : « A Book for All Readers » by Ainsworth Rand Spofford
  • What they did not know was that the newest victim was Evelyn Ballister.
  • Extract from : « From Place to Place » by Irvin S. Cobb

Synonyms for newest

Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019