Definition of 'pristine'
Example sentences containing 'pristine'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The vehicle's previous owner bought it 16 years ago and restored it to pristine condition. The Sun (2016)Happiness is Fresh air, fresh food and pristine furnishings. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Everything will be clean and pristine and beautifully packaged. The Sun (2011)Its pristine condition suggests that it has been rarely handled in the intervening centuries. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It seemed such a short time for it to have lost its pristine condition. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The tanks were burnt out, while the packets of pills were in pristine condition. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Of course, mine was in pristine condition! The Sun (2011)He has much more in his favour than the assurances he will be kept dry by a pristine new roof over his head. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So when the early risers turned up to play, they found a course in pristine condition with receptive greens. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was born into a family of plantation owners and the family's beautiful villa is kept in pristine condition for visitors. The Sun (2010)All agree that quality remains the single most important factor, with the finest pieces in pristine condition most likely to gain and hold value. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Top right: the pristine new yard is equipped with football nets and ping-pong tables. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Trends of 'pristine'
In Common Usage. pristine is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage over:
Translations for 'pristine'
British English: pristine ADJECTIVE
Pristine things are extremely clean or new.
Now the house is in pristine condition.
Definition of pristine from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Study guides for every stage of your learning journey
Whether you're in search of a crossword puzzle, a detailed guide to tying knots, or tips on writing the perfect college essay, Harper Reference has you covered for all your study needs.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.