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newfangled

adjective new·fan·gled \ˈnü-ˈfaŋ-gəld\

: recently invented or developed and hard to understand

Full Definition of NEWFANGLED

1
:  attracted to novelty
2
:  of the newest style or kind <had many newfangled gadgets in the kitchen>
new·fan·gled·ness noun

Examples of NEWFANGLED

  1. His grandson owns all of the latest newfangled electronics.
  2. the newfangled speech used by teenagers

Origin of NEWFANGLED

Middle English, from newefangel, from new + Old English *-fangol, from fōn (past participle fangen) to take, seize — more at pact
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with NEWFANGLED

NEWFANGLED Defined for Kids

newfangled

adjective new·fan·gled \ˈnü-ˈfaŋ-gəld, ˈnyü-\

Definition of NEWFANGLED for Kids

:  of the newest style :  novel <He loves these newfangled gadgets.>

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