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newfangled

[noo-fang-guhld, -fang-, nyoo-]
adjective
1.
of a new kind or fashion: newfangled ideas.
2.
fond of or given to novelty.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English, equivalent to newefangel fond of or taken by what is new (newe new + -fangel, Old English *fangol inclined to take, equivalent to fang-, stem of fōn to take (cf. fang2) + -ol adj. suffix) + -ed3

newfangledness, noun
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newfangled (ˈnjuːˈfæŋɡəld)
 
adj
1.  newly come into existence or fashion, esp excessively modern
2.  rare excessively fond of new ideas, fashions, etc
 
[C14 newefangel liking new things, from new + -fangel, from Old English fōn to take]
 
'new'fangledness
 
n

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newfangled
late 15c., "addicted to novelty," lit. "ready to grasp at all new things," from adj. newefangel "inclined to take" (late 14c.), from new + -fangel, from root of O.E. fon "to capture" (see fang). Sense of "lately come into fashion" first recorded 1530s.
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