Definitions for old-fashioned

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

old′ fash′ioned(n.)

  1. (sometimes caps.) a cocktail made with whiskey, bitters, water, and sugar.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

Origin of old fashioned:

1900–05

old′-fash′ioned(adj.)

  1. of a kind that is no longer in style.

  2. favored or prevalent in former times:

    old-fashioned ideas.

  3. having the conservative behavior, ways, ideas, or tastes of earlier times.

Origin of old-fashioned:

1645–55

old′-fash′ioned•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. old fashioned(adj)

    a cocktail made of whiskey and bitters and sugar with fruit slices

  2. antique, demode, ex, old-fashioned, old-hat(p), outmoded, passe, passee(adj)

    out of fashion

    "a suit of rather antique appearance"; "demode (or outmoded) attire"; "outmoded ideas"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. old-fashioned(adjective)ʊld

    popular or usual in the past, not now

    an old-fashioned hairstyle; old-fashioned recipes; old-fashioned values

Wiktionary

  1. old-fashioned(Noun)

    A whiskey-based cocktail

  2. old-fashioned(Adjective)

    Of a thing, outdated or no longer in vogue.

    My bike is old-fashioned but it gets me around.

  3. old-fashioned(Adjective)

    Of a person, preferring the customs of earlier times.

    You canu2019t stay the night, because my parents are a bit old-fashioned.

  4. Origin: old + fashioned

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'old-fashioned' in Adjectives Frequency: #914


Translations for old-fashioned

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

old-fashioned(adjective)

in a style common some time ago

old-fashioned clothes; Her hairstyle is very old-fashioned.

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