[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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Related Words for newfanglednesschange, crazy, creation, freshness, innovation, innovativeness, mutation, newness, oddball, oddity, original, originality, origination, permutation, sport, strangeness, surprise, unfamiliarity, uniqueness, vicissitude
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Historical Examples of newfangledness
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
Word Origin for newfangled
C14 newefangel liking new things, from new + -fangel, from Old English fōn to take
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