Definition of new thing in English:

new thing


  • 1Something which is currently in fashion, the latest craze; something avant-garde or innovative.

  • 2Specifically. Also with capital initials. A type of experimental jazz music of the 1960s which dispensed with the normal harmonic and rhythmic framework. Now more usually called free jazz.


Early 20th century; earliest use found in David G. Phillips (1867–1911). From new + thing.


new thing

/ˌnjuː ˈθɪŋ/