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Definition of out of date in English:

adjective

1Old-fashioned: everything in her wardrobe must be hopelessly out of date
More example sentences
  • It's difficult to say whether the film would have been better had it gone before cameras three or four years ago but, by 2005, it feels creaky and out-of-date.
  • Which will seem more quaint, out-of-date, or stupid?
  • Those seeking to abuse the fast-developing connected digital era are mediated by archaic laws based on out-of-date concepts.
Synonyms
old-fashioned, outmoded, out of fashion, unfashionable, frumpish, frumpy, out of style, outdated, dated, out, outworn, old, former, musty, old-time, old-world, behind the times, behindhand, past, bygone, archaic, obsolescent, obsolete, ancient, antiquated, superannuated;
informal old hat, square, not with it, out of the ark, creaky, clunky, mouldy
North American informal horse-and-buggy, rinky-dink, mossy
archaic square-toed
1.1No longer valid or relevant: an out-of-date passport
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  • Reports from Italy yesterday suggested he may have been travelling on an out-of-date passport in his old name.
  • They included an out-of-date passport and references from people who were unable to verify clinical skills.
  • After a long and tedious afternoon's work, all the out-of-date raisins and lentils have been chucked and the kitchen cupboards have been restored to order.
Synonyms
superseded, obsolete, no longer current/topical, stale, expired, extinct, lapsed, elapsed, run out, invalid, void, null and void

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