out of fashion

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of out of fashion

1 of clothing :no longer generally worn by people
  • Those ruffled blouses went out of fashion years ago.
2 of a style of something, a way of behaving, etc. :no longer generally liked by people :unpopular
  • Her theories have fallen out of fashion.

Word by Word Definitions

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats

fashion play
  1. : the make or form of something

  2. : kind, sort

  3. : a distinctive or peculiar and often habitual manner or way

  1. : to give shape or form to : mold

  2. : alter, transform

  3. : to mold into a particular character by influencing or training


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