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Definition of "newfangled" []

  • New and often needlessly novel. See Synonyms at new. (adjective)
  • Fond of novelty. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "newfangled" in a sentence
  • "Some people shake their heads over what they call newfangled notions."
  • "What the marketing guys really meant when they called their newfangled cooking systems infrared, was radiant heat because there is a radiant surface, a plate of glass, ceramics, or metal, between the burners and the cooking grates."
  • "Stewart Guthrie, professor emeritus of anthropology at Fordham University, was not surprised by the growing interest in newfangled notions about what those Maya time keepers might have had in mind as far back as AD 200."