Antonyms for newfangled

Grammar : Adj
Spell : noo-fang-guh ld, -fang-, nyoo-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnuˈfæŋ gəld, -ˌfæŋ-, ˈnyu-

Definition of newfangled

Origin :
  • late 15c., "addicted to novelty," literally "ready to grasp at all new things," from adj. newefangel "fond of novelty" (late 14c.), from new + -fangel "inclined to take," from root of Old English fon "to capture" (see fang). Sense of "lately come into fashion" first recorded 1530s.
  • adj quite recent
Example sentences :
  • But theer's no room i' the world for th' old-fangled an' the newfangled.
  • Extract from : « Aunt Rachel » by David Christie Murray
  • What's the matter with these modern mothers, with their newfangled methods and their efficiency and all?
  • Extract from : « Gigolo » by Edna Ferber
  • They were old-fashioned in their ideas, and did not like newfangled notions.
  • Extract from : « For Fortune and Glory » by Lewis Hough
  • "Persons of the newfangled kind that believe in nothing," he said.
  • Extract from : « The Wizard's Son, Vol. 1(of 3) » by Margaret Oliphant
  • I couldn't learn the tricks of one of these newfangled rifles.
  • Extract from : « Strange Stories of the Great Valley » by Abbie Johnston Grosvenor
  • To smoke in the street was vulgar; and to smoke the newfangled cigar was worse.
  • Extract from : « The Social History of Smoking » by G. L. Apperson
  • He was cased all in that newfangled armour which we call lizard-mail.
  • Extract from : « Puck of Pook's Hill » by Rudyard Kipling
  • What were we miserable wretches to do, shut up in this newfangled labyrinth.
  • Extract from : « The Satyricon, Complete » by Petronius Arbiter
  • Mr. Atkins was getting on in years and called everything introduced in the last thirty years "newfangled."
  • Extract from : « In the Cards » by Alan Cogan
  • She knew not what opinions (though she might judge from my newfangled Lord Chatham) were in fashion in England.
  • Extract from : « The Virginians » by William Makepeace Thackeray

Synonyms for newfangled

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