or old-fan·gled  (ōld′făng′gəld)
adj. Informal

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derogatory out-of-date; old-fashioned
[C20: formed on analogy with newfangled]
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(ˈoʊldˈfæŋ gəld)

old-fashioned; of an older kind.
[1835–45; formed after newfangled]
old′fan′gled•ness, n.
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What makes Danny and his gang so winning, apart from their hip button-lipped swagger, is their oldfangled ingenuity--their eagerness to spring any trick, from weighted roulette balls to a fake earthquake.In Ocean's Thirteen, the cons and gambits come at you thick and fast, and Clooney and his compatriots guide them all with such insular verbal code that the movie is beyond sly.
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