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1    belonging to, characteristic of, or favoured by former times; outdated  
old-fashioned ideas     
2    favouring or adopting the dress, manners, fashions, etc., of a former time  
3    quizzically doubtful or disapproving  
she did not reply, but gave him an old-fashioned look     
4      (Scot. and northern English)  
dialect   old for one's age  
an old-fashioned child     
5    a cocktail containing spirit, bitters, fruit, etc.  
  old-fashionedly      adv  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  


ancient, antiquated, archaic, behind the times, cobwebby, corny     (slang)   dated, dead, démodé, fusty, musty, not with it     (informal)   obsolescent, obsolete, oldfangled, (old-)fogeyish, old hat, old-time, outdated, outmoded, out of date, out of style, out of the ark     (informal)   passé, past, square     (informal)   superannuated, unfashionable  
   chic, contemporary, current, fashionable, happening     (informal)   modern, modish, trendy     (Brit. informal)   up-to-date, voguish, with it     (informal)  

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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
a humorous and old-fashioned word that means a chamber pot
Comes from the fact that the chamber pot 'gazunder' (= goes under) the bed
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