newfangled

[ noo-fang-guh ld, -fang-, nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF newfangled

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But theer's no room i' the world for th' old-fangled an' the newfangled.

What's the matter with these modern mothers, with their newfangled methods and their efficiency and all?

They were old-fashioned in their ideas, and did not like newfangled notions.

"Persons of the newfangled kind that believe in nothing," he said.

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

To smoke in the street was vulgar; and to smoke the newfangled cigar was worse.

He was cased all in that newfangled armour which we call lizard-mail.

What were we miserable wretches to do, shut up in this newfangled labyrinth.

Mr. Atkins was getting on in years and called everything introduced in the last thirty years "newfangled."

She knew not what opinions (though she might judge from my newfangled Lord Chatham) were in fashion in England.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., "addicted to novelty," literally "ready to grasp at all new things," from adj. newefangel "fond of novelty" (late 14c.), from new + -fangel "inclined to take," from root of Old English fon "to capture" (see fang). Sense of "lately come into fashion" first recorded 1530s.

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