from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not in current fashion: unfashionable attire.
- adj. Not socially approved: an unfashionable part of town.
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- adj. Not fashionable
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Incapable of being fashioned or shaped.
- Not fashionable, in any sense.
- Shapeless; deformed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not in accord with or not following current fashion
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18To put it in unfashionable terminology: the elite household endowed these noblewomen with agency.
The director of lobby group, Tasmanians United Against Norman Baker, today called for all Tasmanians to boycott Baker’s electorate of Lewes, in unfashionable East Sussex.
But the unfashionable are always the majority, and they are not unfashionable because they choose to be.
It means that you don't have to apologize for wearing things that are held to be "unflattering" or "unfashionable" -- especially if, in fact, they make you happy on some level deeper than just being pretty does.
'What is encouraging, looking at the Championship this year, is whenyou see what you might call the unfashionable clubs hanging around thepromotion places.'
Re the obedience to the so called experts who foist ugly pants, synthetic fabric shirts etc etc onto us, I stand by an old Oscar Wild quote; 'Fashion is what one wears oneself; what others wear is' unfashionable '.
A neo-conservative, he prided himself on being 'unfashionable', by which he evidently meant breaking with the more centrist foreign-policy establishment.
But you don't grow up "unfashionable" and not have it wound something inside along the way.
Herc acquired cult status for his ability to find the kind of unfashionable funk obscurities whose heavy rhythm breaks would incite a section of the audience to furious bouts of stylized dancing.
So pleased were they over the prospect of having "unfashionable" clothes like Mr. Frog's at last that all of them wanted to be measured not once but several times.