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[noo-fash-uh nd, nyoo-] /ˈnuˈfæʃ ənd, ˈnyu-/
lately come into fashion; made in a new style, fashion, etc.
up-to-date; modern; progressive.
Origin of new-fashioned
First recorded in 1605-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for new-fashioned
Historical Examples
  • He is always going about in raptures with some new-fashioned poet.'

    Heartsease Charlotte M. Yonge
  • If they weren't so new-fashioned in every way I should call them an old-fashioned couple.

    Mistress Anne Temple Bailey
  • A bright fire was burning in the cheerful, new-fashioned grate.

    Betty Vivian L. T. Meade
  • In those days there were none of the new-fashioned carriages in our streets.

    Our Little Turkish Cousin Mary Hazelton Wade
  • It was this new-fashioned trouble, the appendysheetus, that tuk him off.

  • It's new-fashioned; but there's new-fashioned things that's just as good as the old.

  • We've put it all down, Miss Barbara, in the new-fashioned way.

  • She was one of the new-fashioned readers who have learned to despise Dickens.

    Wanted: A Cook Alan Dale
  • As I was coming into this town I saw a new-fashioned sort of stone-cracking.

    Rural Rides William Cobbett
  • Only hes old-fashioned and he cant get used to new-fashioned ways.

British Dictionary definitions for new-fashioned


of or following a recent design, trend, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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