old-hat old-hat

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
  2. (adj) out of fashion

Usage(s):

  1. The first is old-hat, the second a bit sick.
  2. Although it tries to affect a rakishly romantic tilt, Sombrero is mostly old-hat.

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    It was old-hat for Perry, the Senior Players and U.S. Senior Open winner this summer, and sort of a breakthrough moment for Bart Bryant. The Champions Tour rookie missed three years with wrist injuries at the end of his career on the PGA Tour.
    on August 17, 2013     Source: Stamford Advocate

  2. Kick-Ass 2 (R)

    At one point in Kick-Ass 2, the teenage Dave Lizewski (Aaron Taylor-Johnson), the self-made superhero from the subversive 2010 original film, wears a T-shirt that reads “I hate reboots.” The shirt gets a huge laugh from the audience. But you know what I hate? Lame, leaden sequels to fun, vibrant movies. What seemed edgy and brash in Kick-Ass is now routine and old-hat. The first movie was a ...
    on August 15, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

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