American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. July 4, celebrated in the United States to commemorate the adoption in 1776 of the Declaration of Independence. Also called Fourth of July.
- adj. Belonging in the Stone Age.
“Interest in the stone-age lifestyle has been growing.”
“I like old technology - I spent this morning watching Betty Boop cartoons from the 1930's and wishing I had a record player so I could play my stone-age rock and roll, which is music made from mastodon scapulas and sea turtle shells.”
“I'm not saying that China will cease to exist or that it's going back to the stone-age - I'm saying there is a bubble and it's going to burst.”
“Besides, Palin is a threat to women because her politics regarding sexual health and the so-called women's issues are stone-age, not because she makes women jealous of her apparent attractiveness.”
“Something as big and obvious and wonderful as a giant striding the downs with dinosaurs and tribes of stone-age elves living in the forests atop his head is worth any number of polished and lapidarian phrases.”
“But you're telling me that if you had grown up in a group of stone-age farmers you'd have the same deficits?”
“Tune in next week for another modern stone-age quiz.”
“In other words, our survival as a constitutional republic may depend on a good amount of stone-age classrooms stocked with plenty of those outdated texts.”
“This may sound stone-age, but it's a damn sight better than your regular public address system in the first world sputtering, squawking and crackling away in Klingon.”
“Man, the way this guy is going, him and his Attorney General will have this State back into the stone-age in no time.”
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