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adjective as in quite recent

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After more than five hours, they unanimously agreed to take out a loan and build this newfangled idea called a treetop walk.

Wald may not have sat on this particular pink throne, but she’s had enough experience with newfangled toilet technology to earn the nickname “Queen of Loo-topia” among her peers.

For Bainbridge, the book represents a “celebration” of the newfangled innovation and creativity behind those recipes.

In early February, long before the world realized we’d be in the midst of a pandemic, scientists had already nailed down the sequence and shape of the protein that eventually spurred the development of our newfangled mRNA vaccines.

Amazon, a master of newfangled commerce, entered the very old-fashioned business of groceries with its purchase of the upscale supermarket chain.

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Ali is but the latest victim of a newfangled version of the “no platform” phenomenon.

The uniform, and this newfangled authoritative role, gives her a sense of purpose.

All I know is we won't be the ones coming up with the newfangled storytelling systems.

At times, those years feel very far away; Branch once muses on a newfangled “cellular” phone in 1994.

I suspect Cheney would frown on such newfangled appellations: so weak, so flimsy, so post-Watergate!

With the coming in of hymn books and other newfangled things the good old custom of "lining the hymn" has disappeared.

I couldn't learn the tricks of one of these newfangled rifles.

She has no newfangled notions about the animal character of motherhood, nor about the degrading character of housekeeping.

Newfangled notions were held in but low estimation among the miners of Stokebridge.

But the miners were bitterly opposed to anything "newfangled," and the owners were careless.


On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to newfangled, such as: contemporary, fashionable, fresh, gimmicky, in vogue, and modern.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.