old-fashioned outmoded
nonmodern onmodern adj. 1. not modern; of or characteristic of an earlier time. Opposite of {modern}. [Narrower terms: {antebellum}; {fogyish, mossgrown, mossy, stick-in-the-mud(prenominal), stodgy old-fashioned}; {medieval, mediaeval, gothic}; {old-time, quaint}; {unmodernized}; {victorian}; {old-fashioned, outmoded}; {old-world}] Also See: {old}, {past}. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Old-fashioned — Old fash ioned, a. Formed according to old or obsolete fashion or pattern; belonging to or characteristic of times past; adhering to old customs, styles, or ideas; as, an old fashioned dress, girl; old fashioned wire rimmed glasses. Old fashioned …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • old-fashioned — Old fash ioned, a. Formed according to old or obsolete fashion or pattern; belonging to or characteristic of times past; adhering to old customs, styles, or ideas; as, an old fashioned dress, girl; old fashioned wire rimmed glasses. Old fashioned …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • old-fashioned — old fashionedly, adv. old fashionedness, n. /ohld fash euhnd/, adj. 1. of a style or kind that is no longer in vogue: an old fashioned bathing suit. 2. favored or prevalent in former times: old fashioned ideas. 3. having the conservative behavior …   Universalium

  • old-fashioned — ☆ old fashioned [ōld′fash′ənd] adj. suited to or favoring the styles, methods, manners, or ideas of past times; esp., out of date; antiquated; outmoded n. [also Old Fashioned] an iced cocktail containing whiskey, bitters, sweetening, and a small… …   English World dictionary

  • old-fashioned — [adj] outmoded, obsolete ancient, antiquated, antique, archaic, behind the times*, bygone, corny*, dated, dead*, démodé, demoded, disapproved, dowdy*, extinct, grown old, moldy*, musty, neglected, not current, not modern, not with it*,… …   New thesaurus

  • old-fashioned — index defunct, obsolete, outdated, outmoded Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • old-fashioned — adjective an old fashioned hairstyle old fashioned thinking Syn: out of date, outdated, dated, out of fashion, outmoded, unfashionable, passé, démodé, frumpy; outworn, old, old time, behind the times, archaic, obsolescent, downlevel …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • old-fashioned — adjective out of fashion (Freq. 1) a suit of rather antique appearance demode (or outmoded) attire outmoded ideas • Syn: ↑antique, ↑demode, ↑ex, ↑old hat, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • old-fashioned — I. adjective Date: 1593 1. a. of, relating to, or characteristic of a past era < wears an old fashioned black bow tie Green Peyton > b. adhering to customs of a past era 2. outmoded • old fashionedly adverb • old fashionedness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • old-fashioned — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. out of date, dated, out of style, old hat. See oldness.Ant., modern, up to date. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. antiquated, out of date, dated, obsolete, obsolescent, outmoded, demoded, unfashionable,… …   English dictionary for students

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