antique (n.)

  1. an elderly man

    [ Syn: old-timer , oldtimer , gaffer , old geezer ]

  2. any piece of furniture or decorative object or the like produced in a former period and valuable because of its beauty or rarity

    antique (adj.)

  1. made in or typical of earlier times and valued for its age; the beautiful antique French furniture'

  2. out of fashion; a suit of rather antique appearance; demode (or outmoded) attire; outmoded ideas

    [ Syn: demode , ex , old-fashioned , old-hat , outmoded , passe , passee ]

  3. belonging to or lasting from times long ago; age-old customs; the antique fear that days would dwindle away to complete darkness

    [ Syn: age-old ]

    antique (v.)

  1. shop for antiques; We went antiquing on Saturday'

  2. give an antique appearance to; antique furniture

    [ Syn: antiquate ]

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