newth

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From new +‎ -th.

Noun[edit]

newth ‎(uncountable)

  1. (rare, neologism) Newness.
    • 1922, The Outlook:
      I came across one modern once who used "newth," meaning newness, and make it rhyme with "youth."
    • 2003, Novelty vs. Recycling:
      The Ancient Ones' repulsive fecundity is a septessential aspect of these unpossible non-beings; in a way, they are newness itself. (Or should that be 'newth'?) [...]
    • 2006, Erica Jong, Fear of Fifty: A Midlife Memoir:
      We write and talk and empower each other, but the obsession with newness and youth (newth?) does not seem to change.