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[out-uh v-deyt]
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  1. gone out of style or fashion; outmoded; obsolete: out-of-date fashions; out-of-date ideas.
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Origin of out-of-date

First recorded in 1620–30
Related formsout-of-date·ness, noun
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Related Words for out of date

primitive, ancient, old-fashioned, obsolete, antiquated, outmoded, wasted, dead, archaic, out-of-date, antique, age-old, venerable, crumbling, former, traditional, old-time, original, old, outdated

British Dictionary definitions for out of date

out of date

adjective, adverb (out-of-date when prenominal)
  1. no longer valid, current, or fashionable; outmoded
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Idioms and Phrases with out of date

out of date


Too old to be used, past the point of expiration, as in This milk is out of date. [Early 1600s]

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Old-fashioned, no longer in style, as in Dean has three suits but they're all out of date. [Early 1800s]

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