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old-fashioned

adjective old-fash·ioned \ ˈōl(d)-ˈfa-shənd \

Definition of old-fashioned

1 a : of, relating to, or characteristic of a past era
  • wears an old-fashioned black bow tie
  • —Green Peyton
b : adhering to customs of a past era
2 : outmoded

old-fashionedly

play \ˈōl(d)-ˈfa-shən(d)-lē\ adverb

old-fashionedness

play \ˈōl(d)-ˈfa-shən(d)-nəs\ noun

First Known Use of old-fashioned

1592


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old-fashioned

noun

Definition of old-fashioned

: a cocktail usually made with whiskey, bitters, sugar, a twist of lemon peel, and a small amount of water or soda

First Known Use of old-fashioned

1901

Other Alcoholic Beverage Terms


OLD-FASHIONED Defined for Kids

old-fashioned

adjective old-fash·ioned \ ˈōld-ˈfa-shənd \

Definition of old-fashioned for Students

1 : from or like that of an earlier time
  • an old-fashioned hairdo
2 : using or preferring ways and traditions of the past


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