[noo-fang-guh ld, -fang-, nyoo-]
- of a new kind or fashion: newfangled ideas.
- fond of or given to novelty.
Origin of newfangled
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The time soon came when he was forced to give way before the march of newfangledness.Western Characters
J. L. McConnel
- newly come into existence or fashion, esp excessively modern
- rare excessively fond of new ideas, fashions, etc
C14 newefangel liking new things, from new + -fangel, from Old English fōn to take
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Word Origin and History for newfangledness
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