He understands the business as none of us back-number, old-fashioned ones do; he took hold and shook some life into it.
He had judged Dunwoodie old, back-number, living in the past.
There were three for Marcia, and one—in old Thompson's back-number copperplate—for Dudley.
No scoutin' around for back-number restaurants, as I'd planned at first.
I had never even seen a bomb before, and always associated them with the playful humor of the now back-number anarchist.
He smiled wanly and asked for his mail, which consisted only of a pile of back-number copies of a newspaper.
I wish tasteless, conventional, and machine-made architecture were as much of a "back-number" in England as it is here.
It was written in Thompson's careful, back-number copperplate, perhaps not so careful as usual, but his unmistakably.
Those men haven't got any use for a back-number old place like this.
Someone or something out of date; has-been: Mr Stale is a back number (1880s+)