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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
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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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