Meaning of NEW-YEAR in English

NEW-YEAR

ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective

also new year's

Usage: often capitalized N&Y

Etymology: Middle English newyere, new yeer, new yeres, newe yeers, from newe yere, n.

: of, relating to, or suitable for the commencement of the year

new-year resolutions

a new year's party

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.