Associations to the word «Antique»


ANTIQUE, adjective. Old, used especially of furniture and household items; out of date.
ANTIQUE, noun. An old piece of furniture, household item, or other similar item.
ANTIQUE, noun. (figuratively) (mildly pejorative) An old person.
ANTIQUE, verb. (intransitive) To shop for antiques; to search for antiques.
ANTIQUE, verb. (transitive) To make an object appear to be an antique in some way.
ANTIQUE BRASS, noun. A brownish yellow colour, like that of brass, but darker.
ANTIQUE BRASS, adjective. Of a brownish yellow colour, like that of brass, but darker.
ANTIQUE SHOP, noun. A business dedicated to storing, selling, restoring, and trading in items from previous eras for their superficial and historical value, especially furniture and trinkets
ANTIQUE WHITE, noun. A creamy white colour (#FAEBD7).
ANTIQUE WHITE, adjective. Of a creamy white colour.

Dictionary definition

ANTIQUE, noun. An elderly man.
ANTIQUE, noun. Any piece of furniture or decorative object or the like produced in a former period and valuable because of its beauty or rarity.
ANTIQUE, verb. Shop for antiques; "We went antiquing on Saturday".
ANTIQUE, verb. Give an antique appearance to; "antique furniture".
ANTIQUE, adjective. Made in or typical of earlier times and valued for its age; "the beautiful antique French furniture".
ANTIQUE, adjective. Out of fashion; "a suit of rather antique appearance"; "demode (or outmoded) attire"; "outmoded ideas".
ANTIQUE, adjective. Belonging to or lasting from times long ago; "age-old customs"; "the antique fear that days would dwindle away to complete darkness".

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