old-fashioned


old-fashioned

adjective

  1. of a style or kind that is no longer in vogue: an old-fashioned bathing suit.
  2. favored or prevalent in former times: old-fashioned ideas.
  3. having the conservative behavior, ways, ideas, or tastes of earlier times: a delightfully old-fashioned gentleman.

noun

  1. (sometimes initial capital letters) a cocktail made with whiskey, bitters, water, and sugar, and garnished with citrus-fruit slices and a cherry.

adjective

  1. belonging to, characteristic of, or favoured by former times; outdatedold-fashioned ideas
  2. favouring or adopting the dress, manners, fashions, etc, of a former time
  3. quizzically doubtful or disapprovingshe did not reply, but gave him an old-fashioned look
  4. Scot and Northern English dialect old for one’s agean old-fashioned child

noun

  1. a cocktail containing spirit, bitters, fruit, etc

adj.1590s, “in an outdated style,” from old + past participle of fashion (v.). As a type of cocktail, attested from 1901, American English. Old Fashioned Tom Gin Cocktail Mix same as Holland Gin Old Fashioned Cocktail using Old Tom gin in place of Holland [George J. Kappeler, “Modern American Drinks,” Akron, Ohio, 1900]

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