Old-hat



adjective
1.
old-fashioned; dated.
2.
trite from having long been used or known.
adjective
1.
(postpositive) old-fashioned or trite
adj.

“out of date,” first recorded 1911. As a noun phrase, however, it had different sense previously. The “Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue” (1796) defines it as, “a woman’s privities, because frequently felt.”

Obsolete, old-fashioned: “Get with it, Murray; your methods are strictly old hat.”

adjective phrase

Out of style; old-fashioned: Tubular stuff is now old hat (1911+ British)

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