Definition of Demode
1. Adjective. Out of fashion. "Outmoded ideas"
Similar to: Unfashionable, Unstylish
Derivative terms: Old-fashionedness
Definition of Demode
1. demoded [adj] - See also: demoded
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Literary usage of Demode
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Poetry by Modern Poetry Association (1916)
"(NOTE: Les I-am-its are not to be confused with Les I'ma-gists, who are already out-classed and demode.) The following synopsis, telescoped from the new ..."
2. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1862)
"... into a confederacy running parallel with and supplementary to the non-maritime Greeks allied with Sparta ; thus keeping out foreign 1 demode*, Fragment. ..."
3. The Complete Works of John Lyly by John Lyly (1902)
"The pastoral contains no compliments to Elizabeth ; and the recourse to the demode vehicle of the rhymed couplet seems unlikely in one who had written such ..."
4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1885)
"In fact I made the sacrifice of keeping a new dress for jour de Jian^ailles, and the trimming is now demode, and consequently wasted. ..."
5. Early Opera in America by Oscar George Theodore Sonneck (1915)
"May 6 : | Milliner s ("La Marchande demode," "comic 17 : i pantomime") May 8: \ Old Soldier; or, the Two Thieves ("historique Aug. ..."
6. The French Revolution: A Political History, 1789-1804 by François-Alphonse Aulard (1910)
"... although it was then the fashion to respect the conclusions of reason, not to laugh at them as eccentric or demode, as is the modern fashion. ..."
7. Marriage by Herbert George Wells (1912)
"Then she remarked: —it reminded her in some mysterious way of a dropped hairpin—" It was noticeable that the pun to a great extent had become demode. ..."
8. The First Hundred Thousand: Being the Unofficial Chronicle of a Unit of "K (1)," by Ian Hay (1916)
"In the hand-to- hand butchery which calls itself war to-day, the rifle is rapidly becoming demode. For long ranges you require machine-guns; for short, ..."