from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. New and often needlessly novel. See Synonyms at new.
- adj. Fond of novelty.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Contemptibly modern, unfamiliar, or different.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Newly made; of a new type or fashion; formed with the affectation of novelty; -- sometimes used to express disapproval or disdain.
- adj. Disposed to change; inclined to novelties; given to new theories or fashions.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Disposed to take up new things; fond of change: same as newfangle: with reference to persons.
- New-made or new-fashioned; novel; formed with affectation of novelty: with reference to things.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of a new kind or fashion) gratuitously new
Middle English newfanglyd, fond of novelty, alteration of neufangel : newe, new; see new + *-fangel, taken; see pag- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)