antique antique  /æn ˈtik/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any piece of furniture or decorative object or the like produced in a former period and valuable because of its beauty or rarity
  2. (adj) made in or typical of earlier times and valued for its age
  3. (v) give an antique appearance to
  4. (adj) out of fashion
  5. (n) an elderly man
  6. (v) shop for antiques
  7. (adj) belonging to or lasting from times long ago

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The sofa in the living room is so old that it could be easily sold to an antique shop.
  2. In the IT industry today, anyone more than twentynine appears to be an antique and anyone more than thirtynine a fossil.
  3. A huge consignment of stolen antiques was caught at the shipyard.

News

  1. Antique & Artisan Show organizer not deterred by Tipp City construction

    Downtown Tipp City may be a construction zone but that isn’t stopping Terri Bessler from again highlighting the area’s offerings during the annual Antique & Artisan Show.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Dayton Daily News

  2. New antique store opens in Olde Town Conyers

    Clay Amyette recently opened an antique store in Olde Town Conyers and while his is now among several of those types of businesses in the historic district, he doesn't view that as a negative.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Newton Citizen

  3. Mountain View Antique and Classic Car Show coming to the Glebe June 15th

    The Fourth Annual Mountain View Antique and Classic Car Show at The Glebe featuring some of the best antique and classic automobiles from around the area will take place on Saturday, June 15 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the back lawn of The Glebe at 200 The Glebe Boulevard in Daleville. Dads will [...]
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Roanoke Times

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Quotes

  1. "They (reporters) lie. She bought it (the ring) herself. It's an antique ring that she found at an antiques store in NYC," a Lohan rep tells Access Hollywood.
    on Sep 14, 2008 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: Metro Canada - Calgary

  2. "My focus is rare antique airplanes and rare vintage warbirds," Mr. Graves said. "Some of these not-for-profits, they give rides to help support the upkeep and maintenance of the airplane, and this will place an undue burden on them."
    on Jan 5, 2009 By: Sam Graves Source: New York Times

  3. Milla told Us Weekly magazine: "He got me an antique ring and he proposed four years ago but we broke up in between. I was training for a film at the time and I was unable to train with the ring he got me, so I asked him to get me a more casual,...
    on Apr 24, 2007 By: Milla Jovovich Source: Divine

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