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adjective     old-fashioned pronunciation in British English
/ˌəʊld ˈfæʃ(ə)nd/
  1. no longer modern or fashionable

    Blake was carrying an old-fashioned leather briefcase.

    1. a.
      used in a negative way to refer to methods, attitudes, or machines that are no longer useful or suitable in the modern world

      They have very old-fashioned ideas about raising children.

    2. b.
      used in a positive way to refer to nice things from the past that still exist

      good old-fashioned home baking



a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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