[noo-voh, noo-voh]
newly or recently created, developed, or come to prominence: The sudden success of the firm created several nouveau millionaires.

1805–15; < French: new; Old French novel < Latin novellus; see novel2 Unabridged
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nouveau or (before a plural noun) nouveaux (ˈnuːvəʊ)
facetious, derogatory or (prenominal) having recently become the thing specified: a nouveau hippy
[C20: French, literally: new; on the model of nouveau riche]
nouveaux or (before a plural noun) nouveaux
[C20: French, literally: new; on the model of nouveau riche]

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Example sentences
During the past few years, one book after another has organized itself around some nouveau-Thoreauvian conceit.
Nouveau riches in the roaring twenties established large estates on the north shore.
What traditional buyers of luxury make of their nouveau co-consumers they are, of course, too civilised to say.
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