Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Informal Old-fashioned.

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  • adj. old-fashioned

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Old-fashioned; clinging to what is old: opposed to newfangled.

Etymologies

old + (new)fangled.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • The White House's email server went down early Thursday morning, forcing staffers to reacquaint themselves with oldfangled forms of communication.

    White House Email Outage Forces Staffers To Use Phones, Fax

  • The White House s email server went down early Thursday morning, forcing staffers to reacquaint themselves with oldfangled forms of communication.

    White House Email Outage Forces Staffers To Use Phones, Fax

  • A salmi is an oldfangled, richly flavored game stew — often served, like chipped beef, over toast — that was a delicacy popular in the 1890s.

    How To Cook Salmi Of Wild Duck

  • And then there are the folks who fail to reply to an oldfangled email on a business matter or a friendly inquiry at the same time you notice them yammering away on Facebook.

    Are Social Web Sites Spoiling In-Person Conversation?

  • PT: In a hyperactive world, the writing of fiction — and perhaps the reading of it — must seem slow, dull, even pedestrian and oldfangled.

    Fiction in the Age of E-Books

  • This week, on Tuesday, maybe a handful of Americans tuned in to watch, in state-of-the-art color, the small-screen video stream on White House web site, as yet another oldfangled maverick -- Wyoming's former Sen. Alan Simpson -- loped onto the set of a production that promises to be every bit as unentertaining as it is urgent.

    ScrippsNews

  • There's no point in making, or watching, an oldfangled romantic horror film if you don't have the stomach for trembling hearts (Del Toro's and Emily Blunt's), inquiring detectives (Hugo Weaving) or quivering Freudian subtexts that would bring out the monster in any carnally inclined English nobleman.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • On Tuesday, maybe a handful of Americans tuned in to watch, in state-of-the-art color, the small-screen video stream on the White House website, as yet another oldfangled maverick -

    Ventura County Star Stories

  • Amazon launches optimized, integrated Kindle Store for 'Kindle for iPhone' app Apple's iPhone shows why Amazon's Kindle can't save oldfangled media Amazon buys Lexcycle, maker of free Stanza e-book app for Apple iPhone and iPod touch ExtremeTech reviews Amazon Kindle 2 for Apple iPhone and iPod touch: 'Good first effort'

    MacDailyNews

  • One of my law professors once pulled out one of those oldfangled CD boomboxes and played his son's new EP for his property law class.

    sweet juniper!

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