Newfangledness New"fan`gled*ness, n. Affectation of, or fondness for, novelty; vain or affected fashion or form. [1913 Webster]

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  • newfangledness — noun see newfangled …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • newfangledness — See newfangled. * * * …   Universalium

  • newfangledness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality of being novel: freshness, innova tiveness, newness, novelty, originality. See NEW …   English dictionary for students

  • newfangledness — new·fan·gled·ness …   English syllables

  • newfangledness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being newfangled …   Useful english dictionary

  • newfangled — newfangledness, n. /nooh fang geuhld, fang , nyooh /, adj. 1. of a new kind or fashion: newfangled ideas. 2. fond of or given to novelty. [1425 75; late ME, equiv. to newefangel fond of or taken by what is new (newe NEW + fangel, OE *fangol… …   Universalium

  • Newfangleness — New fan gle*ness, n. [OE. newefanglenes. See {Fangle}.] Newfangledness. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Proud newfangleness in their apparel. Robynson (More s Utopia). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • newfangled — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from newefangel, from new + Old English * fangol, from fōn (past participle fangen) to take, seize more at pact 1. attracted to novelty 2. of the newest style or kind < had many newfangled gadgets in the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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