Definition of newfangled in English:

newfangled

Syllabification: new·fan·gled
Pronunciation: /ˌn(y)o͞oˈfaNGɡəld
 
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adjective

derogatory
Different from what one is used to; objectionably new: I’ve no time for such newfangled nonsense
More example sentences
  • He'll think it's some sort of newfangled fashion.
  • The original recipe is now also offered with other fresh fruits blended in, like pineapple, strawberry or banana, but I'm too much of a purist to try any of these newfangled variations.
  • And politically, the newfangled and alien method of electing the parliament has ensured that there will always be a built-in anti-Glasgow majority in Holyrood.
Synonyms
new, the latest, modern, ultramodern, up-to-the-minute, state-of-the-art, advanced, contemporary, new-generation
informal trendy, flash

Origin

Middle English: from newfangle (now dialect) 'liking what is new', from the adverb new + a second element related to an Old English word meaning 'to take'.

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