newfangled
[ noo-fang-guhld ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Middle English from newfangle (now dialect) ‘liking what is new’, from the adverb new + a second element related to an Old English word meaning ‘to take'
Synonyms
  • contemporary
  • fashionable
  • fresh
  • gimmicky
  • modern
  • modernistic
  • neoteric
  • new
  • novel
  • popular
  • unique
Antonyms
  • old
  • old-fashioned
  • outmoded
Definition
of a new kind or fashion
Example
The young designer took a newfangled approach to shoe styling.
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