Definitions for old-fashioned
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(sometimes caps.) a cocktail made with whiskey, bitters, water, and sugar.
Origin of old fashioned:
of a kind that is no longer in style.
favored or prevalent in former times:
having the conservative behavior, ways, ideas, or tastes of earlier times.
Origin of old-fashioned:
a cocktail made of whiskey and bitters and sugar with fruit slices
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
popular or usual in the past, not now
an old-fashioned hairstyle; old-fashioned recipes; old-fashioned values
A whiskey-based cocktail
Of a thing, outdated or no longer in vogue.
My bike is old-fashioned but it gets me around.
Of a person, preferring the customs of earlier times.
You canu2019t stay the night, because my parents are a bit old-fashioned.
Origin: old + fashioned
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'old-fashioned' in Adjectives Frequency: #914
Translations for old-fashioned
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
in a style common some time ago
old-fashioned clothes; Her hairstyle is very old-fashioned.
- عَتيق الطِّراز، بَطُلَ إسْتِعْمالُهArabic
- fora de modaPortuguese (BR)
- παλιομοδίτικος, ξεπερασμένοςGreek
- anticuado, pasado de modaSpanish
- از مد افتادهFarsi
- पुरानी चाल काHindi
- fuorimoda, antiquatoItalian
- ketinggalan zamanMalay
- از مد افتادهPersian
- له موډه لويدلىPashto
- fora de modaPortuguese
- eski modaTurkish
- 老式的Chinese (Trad.)
- پراني وضع کاUrdu
- lạc mốtVietnamese
- 老式的Chinese (Simp.)
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