oldfangled

adjective

old·​fan·​gled ˈōl(d)-ˈfaŋ-gəld How to pronounce oldfangled (audio)

Examples of oldfangled in a Sentence

those big solid-iron phones are an oldfangled reminder of the time when you had to rent a phone from the telephone company

Word History

Etymology

old + -fangled (as in newfangled)

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of oldfangled was in 1842

Dictionary Entries Near oldfangled

Cite this Entry

“Oldfangled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oldfangled. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

oldfangled

adjective
old·​fan·​gled ˈōl(d)-ˈfaŋ-gəld How to pronounce oldfangled (audio)
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