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- Of a thing, outdated or no longer in vogue.
1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 1, Mr. Pratt's Patients:
- Pretty soon I struck into a sort of path […]. It twisted and turned, […] and opened out into a big clear space like a lawn. And, back of the lawn, was a big, old-fashioned house, with piazzas stretching in front of it, and all blazing with lights.
- My bike is old-fashioned but it gets me around.
- Of a person, preferring the customs of earlier times.
- You can’t stay the night, because my parents are a bit old-fashioned.
- Said of all kinds of things including words, houses, places, chimneys, character traits, cookware, education, music, or style.
outdated or no longer in vogue
preferring the customs of earlier times
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old-fashioned (plural old-fashioneds)