dé·​mo·​dé ˌdā-mō-ˈdā How to pronounce démodé (audio)
: no longer fashionable : out-of-date

Example Sentences

an old-line French restaurant with stodgy food and a démodé decor straight out of the 1950s

Word History


French, from dé- de- + mode

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of démodé was in 1873

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Cite this Entry

“Démodé.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/d%C3%A9mod%C3%A9. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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