unfashionable vs fashionable
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 men of wit.'' --Addison. [1913 Webster]

This old-fashioned, quaint abode. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

2. Unacceptable or suboptimum because of having been superseded by something more recent; outmoded[2]; out-of-date. [Narrower terms: {old-fashioned}, {out of fashion}(predicate), {out of style}(predicate), {passe}, {passee}.]

Syn: antique, old-hat(predicate), outmoded, out-of-date. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

3. Unfashionably out of date; out of style. [Narrower terms: {unfashionable (vs. fashionable)}]

Syn: demode, out of fashion(predicate), out of style(predicate), passe, passee. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • unfashionable vs fashionable — old hat old hat pred. adj. same as {old fashioned}, a., 2. [Narrower terms: {unfashionable (vs. fashionable)}] Syn: antique, old fashioned, outmoded, out of date, passe, passee. [WordNet 1.5] …   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 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-hat — pred. adj. same as {old fashioned}, a., 2. [Narrower terms: {unfashionable (vs. fashionable)}] Syn: antique, old fashioned, outmoded, out of date, passe, passee. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • out of fashion — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • out of style — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • passe — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • passee — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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