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old′ fash′ioned

(sometimes caps.) a cocktail made with whiskey, bitters, water, and sugar.


1. of a kind that is no longer in style.
2. favored or prevalent in former times: old-fashioned ideas.
3. having the conservative behavior, ways, ideas, or tastes of earlier times.
old′-fash′ioned•ly, adv.
old′-fash′ioned•ness, n.
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Noun1.old fashioned - a cocktail made of whiskey and bitters and sugar with fruit slices
whiskey, whisky - a liquor made from fermented mash of grain
cocktail - a short mixed drink
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