Definition of New English in US English:

New English

(also new English)

noun

  • 1Modern English.

  • 2Any variety of English which has acquired a distinctive character through use among a community of speakers for whom English is not a first language.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of New England or its inhabitants.

Origin

1920s. From new + English, after German Neu-Englisch<br>mid 17th century; earliest use found in Roger Williams. From new + English, after the name of New England.

Pronunciation

New English

/ˌnjuː ˈɪŋ(ɡ)lɪʃ/