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 (no͞o′făng′gəld, nyo͞o′-)
1. New and often needlessly novel.
2. Fond of novelty.

[Middle English newfanglyd, fond of novelty, alteration of neufangel : newe, new; see new + *-fangel, taken; see pag- in Indo-European roots.]

new′fan′gled·ness n.


1. newly come into existence or fashion, esp excessively modern
2. rare excessively fond of new ideas, fashions, etc
[C14 newefangel liking new things, from new + -fangel, from Old English fōn to take]
ˈnewˈfangledness, ˈnewˈfangleness n


(ˈnuˈfæŋ gəld, -ˌfæŋ-, ˈnyu-)

1. of a new kind or fashion.
2. fond of or given to novelty.
[1425–75; Middle English newefangel fond of novelty =newe new + -fangel, Old English *fangol inclined to take (fang-, s. of fōn to take)]
new′fan′gled•ness, n.
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Adj.1.newfangled - (of a new kind or fashion) gratuitously new; "newfangled ideas"; "she buys all these new-fangled machines and never uses them"
original - being or productive of something fresh and unusual; or being as first made or thought of; "a truly original approach"; "with original music"; "an original mind"



Not the same as what was previously known or done:
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(njuː) adjective
1. having only just happened, been built, made, bought etc. She is wearing a new dress; We are building a new house.
2. only just discovered, experienced etc. Flying in an aeroplane was a new experience for her.
3. changed. He is a new man.
4. just arrived etc. The schoolchildren teased the new boy.
freshly. new-laid eggs.
ˈnewly adverb
only just; recently. She is newly married; Her hair is newly cut.
ˈnewcomer noun
a person who has just arrived. He is a newcomer to this district.
ˌnewˈfangled (-ˈfӕŋgld) adjective
(of things, ideas etc) too new to be considered reliable. newfangled machines.
new to
having no previous experience of. He's new to this kind of work.
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I can wind my horn, though I call not the blast either a recheate or a morte I can cheer my dogs on the prey, and I can flay and quarter the animal when it is brought down, without using the newfangled jargon of curee, arbor, nombles, and all the babble of the fabulous Sir Tristrem.
One of the things he had stipulated--almost the only one-- when he had agreed to come abroad with Dallas, was that, in Paris, he shouldn't be made to go to one of the newfangled "palaces.
At my hip hung a long-barreled six-shooter--somehow I had been unable to find the same sensation of security in the newfangled auto-matics that had been perfected since my first departure from the outer world--and in my hand was a heavy express rifle.
She considered that a newfangled way of making a match of it.
Yes, he said, they do certainly give very strange and newfangled names to diseases.
By its disproportionate violence and magnitude it obliterated every sensation of onward movement; and the effect was of being shaken in a stationary apparatus like a mediaeval device for the punishment of crime, or some very newfangled invention for the cure of a sluggish liver.
added Bob, laying down his pack on the gravel, "it's a thousand pities such a lady as you shouldn't deal with a packman, i' stead o' goin' into these newfangled shops, where there's half-a-dozen fine gents wi' their chins propped up wi' a stiff stock, a-looking like bottles wi' ornamental stoppers, an' all got to get their dinner out of a bit o' calico; it stan's to reason you must pay three times the price you pay a packman, as is the nat'ral way o' gettin' goods,--an' pays no rent, an' isn't forced to throttle himself till the lies are squeezed out on him, whether he will or no.
So Jackson bet them $50 he could traverse the country in one of those newfangled contraptions, even if there were scarcely any paved roads connecting San Francisco to New York.
Below, Newfangled initiates a Friday treble for William Buick and John Gosden with a comfortable success in the Albany Stakes; Gosden, the top trainer at the meeting; more jumping joy for Frankie Dettori after Tha'ir's Chesham Stakes success yesterday; Buick caps a brilliant meeting with victory on Camborne in the Duke of Edinburgh Handicap.
This newfangled Houston Bowl reminds us of a time when this Texas town used to hitch up its britches about staging the annual Bluebonnet Bowl at the Astrodome.
NEWFANGLED could further burnishthe RoyalAscot records ofownerPrincessHaya,trainer JohnGosdenandjockey William Buick, who teamed up on Wednesdaytowinthe Windsor ForestwithJoviality .
Organizers estimated the two-day event drew more than 15,000 people, who came to see as many as 500 aircraft ranging from New-Agey, homemade, ultralight planes, fashioned with newfangled technology, to tough, antique war planes that can still muscle their way through the air.