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Stone Age

noun

Definition of Stone Age

1 :the first known period of prehistoric human culture characterized by the use of stone tools — compare mesolithic, neolithic, paleolithic
2 :a stage in a human institution or field of endeavor regarded as primitive, outmoded, or obsolete
  • the Stone Age of information handling before computers

First Known Use of stone age

1844


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Stone Age

adjective

Definition of Stone Age

1 :of, relating to, or resembling the culture of the Stone Age especially in the use of stone implements
  • modern Stone Age peoples
  • our Stone Age ancestors
2 :primitive, outmoded, or unsophisticated (as in ideas or technology) by currently accepted standards
  • marauding mercenaries with Stone Age political ideas
  • —Robert Moss
  • using a Stone Age camera

Examples of stone age in a Sentence

  1. Stone Age attitudes about the raising of children.

First Known Use of stone age

1865


STONE AGE Defined for Kids

Stone Age

noun

Definition of Stone Age for Students

:the oldest period in which human beings are known to have existed :the age during which stone tools were used


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