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English definition of “time warp”

time warp

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
the idea of a change in the measurement of time, in which people and events from one part of history are imagined as existing in another partParticular theories and concepts in physics be/live in a time warp figurative to be old-fashioned in your behaviour or opinions: He's living in a time warp - he even wears a suit to work!Old or old-fashionedThe elderly
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