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behind the times

Definition of behind the times

  1. :  not having or showing knowledge of current ideas or styles :  outdated, old-fashioned <The entire country is behind the times when it comes to protecting the environment.> <Our professor is surprisingly behind the times.>



Word by Word Definitions

behindplay
  1. :  in the place or situation that is being or has been departed from

    :  in, to, or toward the back

    :  later in time

  1. :  in or to a place or situation in back of or to the rear of

    : used as a function word to indicate something that screens an observer

    :  following in order

  1. :  buttocks

timesplay
  1. :  multiplied by


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