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  • adj. Not in the correct date order. Chronologically incorrect.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Characterized by, or involving, anachronism; anachronistic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as anachronous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. chronologically misplaced


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  • JM is all sevens and sixes about anachronic use-by-dates from days gone by.

    August 13, 2010