Meaning of new face in English:

new face

Pronunciation /ˌnjuː ˈfeɪs/


  • 1A person one has not previously met, a stranger; a newcomer.

  • 2The latest manifestation, aspect, or public image of something, following a transformation, revolution, reappraisal, etc.


Early 16th century; earliest use found in William Dunbar (?1460–?1530), poet and courtier. From new + face.