Definition of new-found in English:


(also newly found)


  • Recently discovered or established.

    ‘the pressures of her new-found fame’
    ‘he loved his new-found freedom’
    • ‘The MP also pledged to use her new-found TV fame to challenge the "controlling" political culture of Westminster.’
    • ‘Once you have your exclusive watch you will have to go on vacation to help you deal with the stress of this newfound wealth.’
    • ‘The guys were enjoying their newfound feminine sides way too much for me to enjoy the show.’
    • ‘With his newly found wealth, he and his family headed back to their land.’
    • ‘In fact, he had thought much the same himself when he had first discovered his newfound abilities.’
    • ‘Let's hope that when the rainy season returns it will quickly lose its newfound tan.’
    • ‘Could his new-found fortune prove enough of an allure for her to run away with him?’
    • ‘Early adolescents are very aware of, and proud of, their new-found reasoning abilities.’
    • ‘Instead, the boys used their newfound funds to build their own studio and track the album themselves.’
    • ‘The newfound planet's host star is a red dwarf with about one-fifth the mass of our sun.’
    • ‘It was fun in the beginning to take advantage of this newfound power I had over him.’
    • ‘His resignation gained him quite a lot of newfound respect from politicians and citizens alike, myself included.’
    • ‘His newfound dedication to taking off some extra pounds has the front office buzzing.’
    • ‘Tommy's newfound intellectual and moral restlessness has cost him his wife and family.’
    • ‘But this part-time mason made it clear that he did not intend for his newfound fame to go to his head.’
    • ‘In this case, that unstoppable force is a young man who struggles against his newfound super powers.’
    • ‘One day at work, I chat more with my newfound friend, and I discover he has a weblog.’
    • ‘The film is also interesting as an illustration of newfound working class affluence and aspirations.’
    • ‘She plays Greta, a Manhattan book editor who's grappling with her new-found ambition.’
    • ‘Walking to his locker, thoughts of what to do during his newfound spare time ran through his mind.’
    • ‘He has told me that his newfound freedom has reinvigorated his love for the profession.’
    • ‘Harlan used some of his newfound free time to give his brother Sam a lift to prison.’
    • ‘With my newfound endless source of money, I was able to do what I had never been able to do.’
    • ‘This newfound urgency appears only in fits and starts.’
    • ‘Cleo is open and at ease, reflecting some new-found maturity.’
    • ‘Students need to develop analytical listening skills and should learn to integrate their newly found historical perspective into the way they learn and perform music of the period studied.’
    • ‘In spite of their growing terror, Jack leads his newly found tribe of hunters into the jungle for the slaying of another pig.’
    • ‘With newfound determination, he haunted the sets of big studio productions, filling up notebook after notebook on the nuances of moviemaking.’
    • ‘How rewarding it was to see them begin to grow in their newfound faith.’
    • ‘Your Web site says that this tour will show off your newfound freedom and desire to have fun.’