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new·fan·gled  (nfnggld, ny-)
1. New and often needlessly novel. See Synonyms at new.
2. Fond of novelty.

[Middle English newfanglyd, fond of novelty, alteration of neufangel : newe, new; see new + *-fangel, taken; see pag- in Indo-European roots.]

newfangled·ness n.

newfangled  /nufgld, nuf/  adj.infrml. (often used humorously of ideas or equipment) newly made, technologically up-to-date: She just bought one of those newfangled computers that can talk. newfangled

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