an·​ti-fash·​ion·​able ˌan-tē-ˈfash-nə-bəl How to pronounce anti-fashionable (audio)
: not in agreement with popular fashions : deliberately or emphatically not fashionable
She examines the adoption of anti-fashionable clothing, the bloomer, as appropriate attire for that activity.Patricia Anne Cunningham and Susan Voso Lab

Word History

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-fashionable was in 1843

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“Anti-fashionable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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