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newfangled

adjective uk   /ˌnjuːˈfæŋ.ɡl̩d/ us    /ˌnuː-/
recently made for the first time, but not always an improvement on what existed before: I really don't understand these newfangled computer games that my grandchildren play.
Translations of “newfangled”
in Korean 최신 유행의…
in Arabic حَديث…
in Portuguese modernoso, novo…
in Catalan de moda…
in Japanese 目新しい…
in Italian nuovo e strano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 新奇的, 新式的, 新花樣的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 新奇的, 新式的, 新花样的…
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