Definition of antiquated
1 : outmoded or discredited by reason of age : old and no longer useful, popular, or accepted antiquated ideas antiquated methods of farming antiquated machinery antiquated slang
2 : obsolete an antiquated calendar
3 : advanced in age
Examples of antiquated in a sentence
He has some pretty antiquated opinions about politics.
saw an antiquated hand-cranked rope-making machine at the textiles museum
Origin and Etymology of antiquated
First Known Use: 1601
Synonym Discussion of antiquated
ANTIQUATED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of antiquated for English Language Learners
: very old and no longer useful, popular, or accepted : very old-fashioned or obsolete
ANTIQUATED Defined for Kids
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