- gone out of style or fashion; outmoded; obsolete: out-of-date fashions; out-of-date ideas.
Origin of out-of-date
First recorded in 1620–30
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Related Words for out of dateprimitive, ancient, old-fashioned, obsolete, antiquated, outmoded, wasted, dead, archaic, out-of-date, antique, age-old, venerable, crumbling, former, traditional, old-time, original, old, outdated
out of date
- no longer valid, current, or fashionable; outmoded
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out of date
Too old to be used, past the point of expiration, as in This milk is out of date. [Early 1600s]
Old-fashioned, no longer in style, as in Dean has three suits but they're all out of date.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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