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Definition of old-fashioned adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (sometimes disapproving)
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  1. 1not modern; no longer fashionable synonym dated old-fashioned clothes/styles/methods/equipment compare fashionable
  2. 2(of a person) believing in old or traditional ways; having traditional ideas My parents are old-fashioned about relationships and marriage. She wants to be an old-fashioned mother, staying at home and taking care of the children.
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