out-of-date

[out-uh v-deyt]
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Origin of out-of-date

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British Dictionary definitions for out of date

out of date

adjective, adverb (out-of-date when prenominal)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 no longer valid, current, or fashionable; outmoded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Idioms and Phrases with out of date

out of date

1

Too old to be used, past the point of expiration, as in This milk is out of date.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

2

Old-fashioned, no longer in style, as in Dean has three suits but they're all out of date.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