Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun (plural newies)informal, chiefly British
Something or someone new, especially a newly released music record: the only newie or reissue not to receive a review
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- Rub your hands together, Selectadisc staff: what with these two albums plus newies from Nick Cave, Sparta and The Radio Dept all seductively whispering ‘Buymebuymebuyme’ into my ear, it's only a matter of time before I come a-calling…
- The first couple of newies - Weeds and Birds In Your Garden - seem to be more optimistic than anything from last time round, although they later trot out intoxicatingly heady versions of The Fear and This Is Hardcore.
- It's no coincidence (though Coupland's novels are sprinkled with them) that of all the writers who could be drafted in to make a back-patting comment for the blurb, Tom Wolfe is on the newie.
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