15+ Slang Words For New (And How To Use Them)

Written by Gabriel Cruz - Foodie, Animal Lover, Slang & Language Enthusiast

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Whatever or whoever is new is shining, shimmering, and splendid to the eyes.  Everyone wants first access to the new entry and even pay more for the head start. Nothing stays new forever so treasure the moment by using the slang expressions for new below. 

Slang Words for New (in Alphabetical Order)

Brand New


  • (Adjective) A newly made or newly arrived item.
  • Example: The brand new pair of shoes was priced dearly.

Freshly Baked


  • (Adjective) Based on freshly baked bread, “freshly baked” is a term used for new ideas.
  • Example: Everyone was convinced that his freshly baked startup idea would work.

Good as New


  • (Expression) An old thing looking and feeling new after being repaired/remodeled.
  • Example: The restored vintage car looked good as new.



  • (Adjective) New technology that was never present before in human history. 
  • Example: Self-driving cars are the next hi-tech innovation everyone is looking forward to.

Hot Off the Fire


  • (Expression) Like how newly prepared food can come out piping hot, “hot off the fire” describes a very recent object or situation.
  • Example: Jeff and Camille’s breakup was hot off the fire. They are both sensitive today.

Mint Condition


  • (Adjective) Like having newly released money, to be in “mint condition” is not to be a new product but still having excellent condition.
  • Example: His grandfather’s stamp collection is still in mint condition.

New Kid on the Block


  • (Noun) Someone who just moved into a new place with a lot to prove.
  • Example: The new kid on the block is trying to snatch the top 1 spot of the class.

New Lease of Life


  • (Expression) A renewed shot at life or popularity.
  • Example: Cherry has a new lease of life after receiving an experimental treatment for her cancer.



  • (Noun) A modern slang for anyone who is new in their field.
  • Example: People tend to cut newbies some slack; everyone makes mistakes when they're new.

Out of the Box


  • (Adjective) Used to describe ideas, persons, or situations that are refreshing and out of the ordinary.
  • Example: The script writers were tasked to present out of the box ideas for the new episodes.

See in a New Light


  • (Verb) To have a new or fresh perspective of someone or something, often different from previous notions.
  • Example: After knowing Mark’s sacrifices, Jenny started to see him in a new light.



  • (Adjective) To be in prime quality but not exactly new.
  • Example: The shipshape clothes were sold online.

Spick and Span


  • (Adjective) Spotless and looking brand new.
  • Example: The spick and span office space was exactly what Brad had in mind.

State of the Art


  • (Adjective) A new innovation that promises the best quality available.
  • Example: Mindy’s state of the art laptop is her self investment.

Up to the Minute


  • (Adjective) Having the newest trends or updates.
  • Example: Zena’s up to the minute fashion made her a good fashion influencer.

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