Definitions for old-fashioned
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a cocktail made of whiskey and bitters and sugar with fruit slices
antique, demode, ex, old-fashioned, old-hat(p), outmoded, passe, passeeadjective
out of fashion
"a suit of rather antique appearance"; "demode (or outmoded) attire"; "outmoded ideas"
A cocktail consisting of whiskey, bitters, and sugar, garnished with with fruit slices and often a cherry.
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Of a thing, outdated or no longer in vogue.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 can't stay the night, because my parents are a bit old-fashioned.
Etymology: old + fashioned
Old-fashioned refers to something that is no longer considered modern, up-to-date, or in style; it is often associated with or suggestive of a previous time period or era. This term can be applied to various aspects like clothing, ideas, language, habits, methods, technology, or even appliances and furniture. While sometimes it can carry a negative connotation of being outdated or obsolete, it can also imply timeless elegance, tradition, or classic style.
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Rank popularity for the word 'old-fashioned' in Adjectives Frequency: #914
The numerical value of old-fashioned in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of old-fashioned in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
I used to envy kids who had an old-fashioned Grandpa. Not any more. I've got a new ambition. Now I just want to become a modern-type Grandpa myself-and really start living.
I was fortunate that with the teams I played with, outwith of the natural team spirit, there was always that feeling of an old-fashioned community, i grew up in the Gorbals in Glasgow, a community area where everyone was helping everyone, I think a club should be like that, it should be a family, it should be part of the community.
The car as we know it is on the way out. To a large extent, I deplore its passing, for as a basically old-fashioned machine, it enshrines a basically old-fashioned idea: freedom. In terms of pollution, noise and human life, the price of that freedom may be high, but perhaps the car, by the very muddle and confusion it causes, may be holding back the remorseless spread of the regimented, electronic society.
Lloyd When I met Mary, I got that old fashioned romantic feeling, where I'd do anything to bone her.
Whatever happened to that old-fashioned Grandpa If he still survives, he must be hiding in the small towns. You sure don't see him very often in the big city. The big-city Grandpa has gone big time. ... He is the life of every party, and out to prove he is just as young as he ever was. A grandchild who makes the mistake of calling him 'Gramps' is lucky if he isn't rewarded by a quick kick in the stomach.
Translations for old-fashioned
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- παλιομοδίτης, παλιομοδίτικοςGreek
- anticuado, chapado a la antigua, pasado de modaSpanish
- moest läinud, vanamoodneEstonian
- vieilli, à l'ancienne, de la vieille école, démodé, vieux jeuFrench
- seann-fhasanta, seann-nòsachScottish Gaelic
- divatjamúlt, régimódi, ódivatúHungarian
- antiquato, fuori moda, vecchio stile, sorpassatoItalian
- 昔風, 古臭い, 旧弊Japanese
- almoudeschLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- jenis lama, fesyen lamaMalay
- staroświecki, staromodnyPolish
- démodé, antigo, antiquadoPortuguese
- vechi-modic, demodat, învechit, demodatăRomanian
- старомодный, устаревшийRussian
- gammalmodig, gammaldagsSwedish
- คร่ำครึ, ล้าสมัยThai
- eski kafalı, modası geçmiş, eski modaTurkish
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