newfangled Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective satellite (of a new kind or fashion) gratuitously new
    • newfangled ideas
    • she buys all these new-fangled machines and never uses them


New"fan`gled adjective
  1. Newmade; formed with the affectation of novelty. "A newfangled nomenclature." Sir W. Hamilton.
  2. Disposed to change; inclined to novelties; given to new theories or fashions. "Newfangled teachers." 1 Tim. vi. (heading). "Newfangled men." Latimer.

Webster 1913