antediluvian [ an-tee-di-loo-vee-uhn ]
1. of or belonging to the period before the Flood. Genesis 7, 8.
2. very old, old-fashioned, or out of date; antiquated; primitive: antediluvian ideas.
3. a person who lived before the Flood.
4. a very old or old-fashioned person or thing.
WORDS RELATED TO ANTEDILUVIAN
antique, primitive, ancient, old, antiquated, archaic, hoary, obsolete, old-fashioned, passé, primeval, primordial, timeworn, venerable, age-old
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Origin: First recorded in 1640–50; ante- + Latin dīluvi(um) “a flood, deluge” + -an;see origin at deluge
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR ANTEDILUVIAN
Didn't Linehan and Mathews know they were perpetuating antediluvian blah blah blah... You know the drill.
FATHER TED: COMEDY AS LIBERATION|TOM DORAN|MARCH 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Put aside an invincibly ignorant Rick Perry or the antediluvian Ron Paul, who would abolish the Fed altogether.
CAN BEN BERNANKE, LIKE JOHN ROBERTS, IGNORE POLITICAL PRESSURE AND DO HIS JOB?|ROBERT SHRUM|JULY 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“Through Cain came all the smart, educated people down to the antediluvian ﬂood—the intellectuals, bible colleges,” Branham wrote.
INSIDE SARAH'S CHURCH|MAX BLUMENTHAL|SEPTEMBER 5, 2009|DAILY BEAST
But carriages, dog-carts and antediluvian flys began to pour into The Park.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)|CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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