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Word of the Day 11/19/20 Newfangled

Newfangled (adjective)
newfangled [ noo-fang-guhld, -fang-, nyoo- ]


adjective
1. of a new kind or fashion: newfangled ideas.
2. fond of or given to novelty.

OTHER WORDS FROM NEWFANGLED
new·fan·gled·ness, noun

WORDS RELATED TO NEWFANGLED
contemporary, fashionable, fresh, modern, modernistic, new, novel, popular, unique, gimmicky, neoteric, new-fashioned

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Origin: 1425–75; late Middle English, equivalent to newefangel fond of or taken by what is new (newenew + -fangel,Old English *fangol inclined to take, equivalent to fang-, stem of fōn to take (cf. fang) + -ol adj. suffix) + -ed

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR NEWFANGLED
Ali is but the latest victim of a newfangled version of the “no platform” phenomenon.
AYAAN HIRSI ALI VS. THE CAMPUS THOUGHT POLICE|JAMES KIRCHICK|APRIL 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST

The uniform, and this newfangled authoritative role, gives her a sense of purpose.
‘CAMP X-RAY,’ A KRISTEN STEWART-STARRING GUANTANAMO BAY FILM, PREMIERES AT SUNDANCE|MARLOW STERN|JANUARY 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST

All I know is we won't be the ones coming up with the newfangled storytelling systems.
‘GAME OF THRONES’: WEISS AND BENIOFF ON GETTING HOOKED|ANDREW ROMANO|MAY 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST

At times, those years feel very far away; Branch once muses on a newfangled “cellular” phone in 1994.
THE UNGUARDED BILL CLINTON|TED WIDMER|OCTOBER 5, 2009|DAILY BEAST

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