oldfangled

adjective old·fan·gled \ ˈōl(d)-ˈfaŋ-gəld \

Definition of oldfangled

Examples of oldfangled in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of oldfangled

old + -fangled (as in newfangled)



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