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Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle

 
pronunciation:
rIp vaen wIng kl
part of speech: noun
definition 1: in a nineteenth-century short story by Washington Irving, the title character, who sleeps for twenty years and awakens to find a greatly changed world.
definition 2: a person who fails to keep up with the times, esp. regarding popular tastes.