Meaning of old fashioned

old' fash'ioned

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. (sometimes caps.) a cocktail made with whiskey, bitters, water, and sugar, and garnished with citrus-fruit slices and a cherry.


Pronunciation: (ōld'fash'und), [key]
— adj.
  1. of a style or kind that is no longer in vogue: an old-fashioned bathing suit.
  2. favored or prevalent in former times: old-fashioned ideas.
  3. having the conservative behavior, ways, ideas, or tastes of earlier times: a delightfully old-fashioned gentleman.
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