fall out of fashion


of a style of something, a way of behaving, etc.
: to become no longer generally liked by people : to become unpopular
Her theories have fallen out of fashion.

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Recent Examples on the Web Most of those pieces, being trendy pieces, will likely fall out of fashion quickly, though. Devika Rao, The Week, 20 Sep. 2022 The genre began to fall out of fashion when movies got sound, so by 1957, when The Parade was published, Lewen would have been resurfacing the form. Brittanie Shey, Chron, 21 Apr. 2023 Why did stick shifts fall out of fashion? Joel Mathis, The Week, 6 Mar. 2023 However, in the ’90s, yellow gold started to fall out of fashion, and the watch and jewelry industries began to favor precious metals like white gold and platinum as well as sportier and more durable alternatives like titanium and stainless steel. Cait Bazemore, Robb Report, 23 Dec. 2022 Why do certain things take off — a pop song, a jean cut, a movie genre — then fall out of fashion, only to mysteriously come back in vogue years later? Seth Abramovitch, The Hollywood Reporter, 14 Sep. 2022 By 1928, enough homes with indoor plumbing had been built for public bathhouses to fall out of fashion. San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Aug. 2022 However, Farfetch’s stock has plunged as loss-making tech names fall out of fashion with investors. Carol Ryan, WSJ, 20 May 2022 As writers fall out of fashion, their books fall out of print. Malcolm Forbes Special To The Star Tribune, Star Tribune, 27 Nov. 2020 See More

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“Fall out of fashion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fall%20out%20of%20fashion. Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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