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old hat

adjective as in old-fashioned; overused

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Even if the rhetoric of urgency is old hat, the context for it is not.

Basquiat, in turn, seemed to make Warhol relevant again—he was an old hat at this point, his work increasingly out of vogue.

As compared to that, Israel/Palestine is old hat, and at most a peripheral irritant.

This only proved how valuable finance was to the economy and that manufacturing was simply old hat.

A deep, beautifying flush swept across the face under the deplorable old hat.

Heidi wrapped it round her old hat and laid it on the top of the basket, so that the red package was quite conspicuous.

When Lady Tempest visited him the next time, she, to her great astonishment, perceived him still with his old hat on.

The remains of the turkey, a pair of finger-bowls, his old hat—all these came hastily into his mind, and were dismissed.

His music publisher met him in the streets of Paris, wearing a wretched old hat and looking very seedy.


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On this page you'll find 283 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to old-hat, such as: antiquated, archaic, outmoded, out-of-date, anachronistic, and ancient.

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