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old-fashioned
American English: /ˌoʊldˈfæʃənd/

Translation of old-fashioned in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1.1 (outdated)
    (clothes/decor/attitudes)
    anticuado
    pasado de moda
    he's a bit old-fashioned
    es un poco chapado a la antigua
    Example sentences
    • These are only two of the hundreds of examples of secrecy in what is now seen as a very old-fashioned style of government.
    • The mansion's interior was as beautifully decorated as the outside - a fusion of modern technology and old-fashioned artefacts.
    • She walks toward her kitchen and grabs an old-fashioned basket with handles, the basket is made from tree bark and it shines beautifully in the day.
    1.2 (traditional) good old-fashioned discipline
    disciplina a la antigua or como la de antes
    Example sentences
    • Many newspaper editors and owners still cling to the old-fashioned idea that they know better than you how you should vote.
    • Surely the more old-fashioned idea of locally-reared meat being slaughtered at a local abattoir a short distance away makes perfect sense.
    • It may be an old-fashioned idea, but life is meaningless unless it is shared.

noun

  • uncountable and countable
    (American English)
    old fashioned (masculine) (cóctel de whisky, licor amargo, agua y azúcar)

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