the New World, the Americas; the western hemisphere
A name for the Americas, especially during the time of first exploration and colonization of the Americas by Europeans. (Compare Old World.)
- New world leishmaniasis
New World leishmaniasis n. See mucocutaneous leishmaniasis.
noun 1. any of various arboreal anthropoid primates of the group or superfamily Platyrrhini, inhabiting forests from Mexico to Argentina and typically having a hairy face, widely separated nostrils, long arms, and a long, prehensile tail, and including the capuchin, douroucouli, howler monkey, marmoset, saki, spider monkey, squirrel monkey, titi, uakari, and woolly monkey. noun […]
noun, (sometimes initial capital letters) 1. the post-Cold War organization of power in which nations tend to cooperate rather than foster conflict. noun any new or alternative global social or political organization or system, esp. referring to that after the Cold War
- New wrinkle
noun phrase A novel idea or technique; expedient; trick: Hey, that little gismo is a new wrinkle (1899+) A clever device or expedient, a novelty, as in The players added a new wrinkle to victory celebrations by tossing their shirts to the crowd after the game. In the form of simply a wrinkle, this expression […]