Part of speech:
A grammatical intensifier, often used in describing something positive. (Mostly in idioms like good old, big old and little old, any old and some old.)
Any unusual or rare article
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Relating to, being, or characteristic of a much earlier, often more primitive period, especially one that develops into a classical stage of civilization:
Outmoded in design, style, or construction:
In the process of becoming obsolete
Alternative form of out of date.
Something that has survived the passage of time, especially an object or custom whose original culture has disappeared:
An artificial product or effect observed in a natural system, especially one introduced by the technology used in scientific investigation or by experimental error.
(Botany) A cultivar of a vegetable or fruit that is open-pollinated and is not grown widely for commercial purposes. An heirloom often exhibits a distinctive characteristic such as superior flavor or unusual coloration.
A small decorative object; a trinket.
Any of a class of things that people collect as a hobby, typically a thing of no great intrinsic value
An outstanding enduring achievement:
(Biol.) A degenerate, atrophied, or rudimentary organ or part, more fully developed or functional in an earlier stage of development of the individual or species
(Archaic) A falling down, as of a building, wall, etc.
Attached to or favoring methods, ideas, or customs of an earlier time:
Fittings, such as handles, of a door, coffin, or other wooden item.
The definition of a manuscript is a book that is written for submission to a publisher, or a book, play or other creative work that is written by hand instead of typed.
(Uncountable) Old people, collectively.
One that is worth keeping or showing in a museum.
(Informal) A group or collection of people or things sharing certain characteristics.
A knowledge or love of or taste for fine objects of art.
Characteristic or expressive of recent times or the present; contemporary or up-to-date:
Having done something a short while ago that distinguishes them as what they are called.
The definition of up to date is something that is current as of the present moment.
The definition of fresh is something recently harvested, recently produced or newly made.
A flow of positive electric charge. The strength of current flow in any medium is related to voltage differences in that medium, as well as the electrical properties of the medium, and is measured in amperes. Since electrons are stipulated to have a negative charge, current in an electrical circuit actually flows in the opposite direction of the movement of electrons.
Gone by; past:
Smelling stale or stuffy; musty; moldy
Of, like, or characteristic of past times
Not in fashion; unfashionable:
Of a style or method formerly in vogue
Aantediluvian in the Bible, is defined as someone or something from the time before the Great Flood.
Having white or gray hair from advanced age
See old hat.
No longer current or in fashion; out-of-date.
out of fashion
A person who has been a resident, employee, member, etc. for a long time
A vintage car.
(Colloquial) An old man.
Old geezer is a somewhat insulting term for an older person, especially one who is no longer cool, hip or with the times.
A stone implement of the Neolithic Period.
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