unfashionable

[[t]ʌ̱nfæ̱ʃənəb(ə)l[/t]]
ADJ-GRADED
If something is unfashionable, it is not approved of or done by most people.

Wearing fur has become deeply unfashionable...

The couple hold the unfashionable view that marriage is a sacred union.

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unfashionably ADV-GRADED usu ADV adj

He wears his blonde hair unfashionably long.


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  • unfashionable — 1560s, incapable of being shaped, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + FASHIONABLE (Cf. fashionable). Meaning not in accordance with prevailing fashion is attested from 1640s …   Etymology dictionary

  • unfashionable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not fashionable or popular. DERIVATIVES unfashionably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • unfashionable — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unfashionable — adjective Date: 1648 1. not in keeping with the current fashion < unfashionable clothes > 2. not favored socially < unfashionable neighborhoods > • unfashionableness noun • unfashionably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unfashionable — un|fash|ion|a|ble [ ʌn fæʃnəbl ] adjective not popular or not what most people like, do, or approve of at a particular time: I admired him, though it was unfashionable to say so. a. wearing clothes that are not popular with most people at a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unfashionable — adjective not popular or fashionable at the present time: an unfashionable old dress | His ideas have been unfashionable for some time …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • unfashionable — UK [ʌnˈfæʃ(ə)nəb(ə)l] / US adjective not popular or not what most people like, do, or approve of at a particular time I admired him, though it was unfashionable to say so. a) wearing clothes that are not popular with most people at a particular… …   English dictionary

  • unfashionable — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ▪ remain ADVERB ▪ deeply, distinctly, terribly, v …   Collocations dictionary

  • unfashionable — un|fash|ion|a|ble [ʌnˈfæʃənəbəl] adj not popular or fashionable at the present time ▪ unfashionable clothes …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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