out-of-date

adjective
\ ˌau̇t-ə(v)-ˈdāt How to pronounce out-of-date (audio) \

Definition of out-of-date

First Known Use of out-of-date

1589, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about out-of-date

Statistics for out-of-date

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for out-of-date

The first known use of out-of-date was in 1589

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for out-of-date

out-of-date

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of out-of-date

: no longer useful or acceptable : not modern or current

out-of-date

adjective
\ ˌau̇t-əv-ˈdāt\

Kids Definition of out-of-date

: not modern or current That history book is out-of-date.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on out-of-date

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with out-of-date

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for out-of-date

Spanish Central: Translation of out-of-date

Nglish: Translation of out-of-date for Spanish Speakers

Comments on out-of-date

What made you want to look up out-of-date? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a haphazard or makeshift solution

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Summer 2019 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a-bowl-of-peach-sorbet-with-cut-peaches-next-to-it
  • Which is a synonym of desideratum?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!