Definitions for prehistoricˌpri hɪˈstɔr ɪk, -ˈstɒr-, ˌpri ɪ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prehistoric, prehistorical(adj)

    belonging to or existing in times before recorded history

    "prehistoric settlements"; "prehistoric peoples"

  2. prehistoric(adj)

    of or relating to times before written history

    "prehistoric archeology"

  3. prehistoric(adj)

    no longer fashionable

    "my mother has these prehistoric ideas about proper clothes"

Wiktionary

  1. prehistoric(Adjective)

    Of relating to the epoch before written record.

  2. prehistoric(Adjective)

    Nonmodern.

  3. Origin: From préhistorique.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prehistoric(adj)

    of or pertaining to a period before written history begins; as, the prehistoric ages; prehistoric man

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Stephan Tual:

    Bitcoin is outdated technology - almost prehistoric by crypto standards, it's because of petty quarrels such as these that it hasn't been able to evolve in five years.

  2. Steve Feltham:

    I have to be honest. I just don’t think that Nessie is a prehistoric monster, what a lot of people have reported seeing would fit in with the description of the catfish with its long curved back.

  3. David Gibson:

    This time so much more has been preserved - we can actually see everyday life during the Bronze Age in the round, it's prehistoric archaeology in 3D with an unsurpassed finds assemblage in terms of range and quantity.

  4. Jeff Melvoin:

    First I thought it was numbness, shock. The inability to believe that a just God could allow someone to destroy a gold mine of prehistoric knowledge for a year's worth of Salisbury steak...Life is a mystery. One man's life- altering experience is another man's tenderloin.

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