out of fashion


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

Examples of out of fashion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Celebrated for its comfort, versatility, and durability, denim is a fabric that never falls out of fashion. Hollyanna McCollom, Better Homes & Gardens, 12 May 2023 While lampreys have fallen out of fashion in Britain, they are still eaten in parts of Europe. Jenny Gross, New York Times, 2 May 2023 Kennerson has lectured extensively on book collecting but, because home libraries are falling out of fashion and book stores are closing in this digital age, collecting books has become more challenging. Diane Bellcolumnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Mar. 2023 After centuries, the fresh green paste still hasn’t gone out of fashion. Maggie Hiufu Wong, CNN, 5 Mar. 2023 For a while, though, the ingredient fell somewhat out of fashion thanks to its potentially drying and sometimes irritating effects. Taylore Glynn, Allure, 20 Dec. 2022 This is a warning to other central banks, even as yield-curve control falls out of fashion. The Editorial Board, WSJ, 20 Dec. 2022 The kind of relationship the city has cultivated with their superstar is going out of fashion. Bill Oram, oregonlive, 20 Dec. 2022 Cat eyes, like leopard print and red lipstick, always seem to cycle in and out of fashion. Thessaly La Force, The New Yorker, 17 Dec. 2022 See More

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“Out of fashion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out%20of%20fashion. Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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