Definition of time warp noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


time warp

BrE BrE//ˈtaɪm wɔːp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪm wɔːrp//
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  • an imaginary situation, described for example in science fiction, in which it is possible for people or things from the past or the future to move to the present
  • Idioms
    be (stuck) in a time warp
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    not having changed at all from a time in the past although everything else has Her whole house seems to be stuck in a time warp. It’s like something out of the 1950s.
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: time warp

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