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old-fashioned

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Synonyms for old-fashioned

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Antonyms for old-fashioned

  • current
  • fresh
  • modern
  • new
  • present
  • recent
  • up-to-date
  • young
  • contemporary
  • in vogue
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OLD-FASHIONED

One need not look so high as the old-fashioned stuccoed ceiling.

His knees pressed the long holster of an old-fashioned rifle.

And I say, Sandy, what's the weight of that old-fashioned bar of iron you have in your hands?

I pushed open the door and stepped into the old-fashioned hall.

But this is only a single barrel, and an old-fashioned sort of detonator.

But old-fashioned though the advice may have been, it was welcomed.

But especially does he delight in the long-drawn wail of some of our old-fashioned hymns.

He was dressed in plain dinner clothes of old-fashioned cut.

Why he talks as many long-winded, old-fashioned words, as the Schoolmaster.

It had (p. 151) been so once, though the fortifications were old-fashioned.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, "in an outdated style," from old + past participle of fashion (v.). As a type of cocktail, attested from 1901, American English.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR OLD-FASHIONED

age-old

adjectivevery old
  • aged
  • ancient
  • antediluvian
  • antiquated
  • antique
  • archaic
  • hoary
  • old
  • old-fashioned
  • old-time
  • olden
  • timeworn
  • venerable
  • vintage
  • well-established
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