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  • adj. out of fashion


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  • Im sure Uncle Karl would find me quite demode, but its on my life list to attend one of the chanel couture grande atelier shows he masterminds.

    Okay, Karl, Just This Once - A Dress A Day

  • Tell the operator that Karl Lagerfeld thinks you're 'demode'.

    I want a t-shirt that says...

  • Not that she was overspending, but the time involved in stripping out all the old fittings and demode decorations was taking a lot longer than her first estimate.

    The Dreaming Void

  • What was considered "good form" in this pastime among our forefathers now decidedly demode, and the correct drinker of 1910 is as obsolete and out of date in the present decade as the

    Perfect Behavior; a guide for ladies and gentlemen in all social crises

  • Well, then, seriously, melodrama was the correct ticket and all that in 1840, but we've outgrown it; it's devilish demode to chuck things in people's faces.

    Lady Baltimore

  • Fear not, Karl's trademark fingerless leather gloves are present in the collection - take note Madonna - and my outfit above, plus another of the Chanel designer's accents: stiff shirt collars, guaranteed to instantly 'Karlify' even the most demode get-up. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • I have a faint suspicion that he has some odd blood coursing through his veins, at any rate it manifests itself every time, he stands up, dressed in the most outlandish demode clothes and gives a typical sneering utterance.

    British Blogs

  • At once forcibly futuristic and demode, spectacular and brooding on the outside, the CCTV headquarters will remain truly untested as an office building until employees move in next December.

    Danwei - Media, Advertising, and Urban Life in China

  • No longer usable or practical; obsolete: outmoded - out of fashion; "a suit of rather antique appearance"; "demode (or outmoded) attire"; "outmoded ideas"

    Word of the Day

  • He'll be the cadaverous one in the high collar who calls you "demode."



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