behind the times
Definition of behind the times
: not having or showing knowledge of current ideas or styles : outdated, old-fashioned The entire country is behind the times when it comes to protecting the environment. Our professor is surprisingly behind the times.
Word by Word Definitions
: in the place or situation that is being or has been departed from
: in, to, or toward the back
: later in time
: in or to a place or situation in back of or to the rear of
: used as a function word to indicate something that screens an observer
: following in order
: multiplied by
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