Definition of antique noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ænˈtiːk//
; NAmE NAmE//ænˈtiːk//
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an object such as a piece of furniture that is old and often valuable Priceless antiques were destroyed in the fire. an antique shop (= one that sells antiques) an antique dealer/antiques dealer (= a person who sells antiques) See related entries: Types of stores Word Originlate 15th cent. (as an adjective): from Latin antiquus, anticus ‘former, ancient’, from ante ‘before’.
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