antiquated antiquated  /ˈæn tə ˌkweɪ təd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Anyone who thinks Christine Jean got rich by winning a Goldman Environmental Prize in 1992 should take a spin in her antiquated Renault.
  2. He sought an antiquated battleship upon which to demonstrate.
  3. In the process, antiquated Beatlemaniacs may be able to forge a bond with kids who just like good music.

News

  1. Bishop Nehru, 16, Out-Raps His Peers in Bloody 'Fickle Mind$' Video

    Let's get this out of the way: Despite resembling Earl Sweatshirt thanks to the bucket hat and baby face, the rapper that Bishop Nehru most resembles is fellow New Yorker Joey Bada$$. Both throw back explicitly to rap of the 1990s and on his new track "Fickle Mind$," this 16-year-old MC even mumbles the antiquated phrase "word is bond," which just so happens to be the name of JB's
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Spin

  2. North Carolina editorial roundup

    Those seeking reform of North Carolina's antiquated tax code correctly contend that it no longer effectively or fairly generates the revenue needed to fund state government.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Daily Reflector

  3. Zap ugliness: Hide those power outlets with Inlet covers

    Inlet is a three-plug outlet cover with a customizable faceplate. (Credit: Kickstarter) Isn't it strange that we still use household power outlets that were popularized about a century ago? How much longer do we have to put up with this antiquated, multi-prong mess of spaghetti wires? Well, 120-volt AC power outlets aren't going away anytime soon, but here's an idea that can make them less ugly ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  1. "One of the things I think everyone agrees with around reauthorization of the highway bill is that the highway trust fund is an antiquated system for funding our highways," LaHood said. "It did work to build the interstate system and it was...
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Ray LaHood Source: FOXNews

  2. "For years, we have been trying to increase funding to repair our nation's antiquated infrastructure but the Bush administration and the Republicans in Congress have thrown up ideological roadblocks in front of every effort," Sen. Charles...
    on Sep 5, 2008 By: Charles Schumer Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "As maybe antiquated as this ballpark was, it was charming," Piazza said. "There's a lot of teams that didn't want to come here to play."
    on Sep 26, 2008 By: Mike Piazza Source: SI.com

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