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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Newly arrived or developed : immature, raw

Usage examples (33)
  • The Hollywood rich were flamboyantly nouveau in the 1920's.
  • Adjective : The sudden success of the firm created several nouveau millionaires
  • To them Palin is a pawn and not even worth the title nouveau riche.
  • Beaujolais nouveau is little more than a French prank that the Japanese have fallen for hook, line and sinker. for more
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