- not popular or not what most people like, do, or approve of at a particular time
I admired him, though it was unfashionable to say so.a) wearing clothes that are not popular with most people at a particular time
She felt boring and unfashionable.b) used for describing clothes like this
His hair was unfashionably long.
English dictionary. 2014.
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