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1old–fashioned

adjective old–fash·ioned \-ˈfa-shənd\

Definition of OLD-FASHIONED

1
a :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a past era <wears an old–fashioned black bow tie — Green Peyton>
b :  adhering to customs of a past era
2
:  outmoded
old–fash·ioned·ly \-shən(d)-lē\ adverb
old–fash·ioned·ness \-nəs\ noun
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First Known Use of OLD-FASHIONED

1593

2old–fashioned

noun

Definition of OLD-FASHIONED

:  a cocktail usually made with whiskey, bitters, sugar, a twist of lemon peel, and a small amount of water or soda

First Known Use of OLD-FASHIONED

1901

Other Alcoholic Beverage Terms

finish, gimlet, mull, sake, setup, sommelier, syllabub, vintner, wassail
OLD-FASHIONED Defined for Kids

old–fashioned

adjective old–fash·ioned \ˈōld-ˈfa-shənd\

Definition of OLD-FASHIONED for Kids

1
:  from or like that of an earlier time <an old-fashioned hairdo>
2
:  using or preferring ways and traditions of the past

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