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vintage

vin·tage

vintage

 
pronunciation:
vIn tihj
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the yearly yield of grapes or wine from a particular vineyard or district.
The vineyard produced a fine vintage that year.
definition 2: a usu. superior wine, cited by year and district or vineyard.
The restaurant stocks several vintages.
definition 3: a class of objects produced during a certain era or year.
Several carriages of Victorian vintage were used in the film.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: classically well-made; embodying the high style of a past era.
The historical society is proud of its collection of vintage crystal ware on display at the museum.
definition 2: representing the best or most characteristic of something.
This novel is vintage Faulkner.
definition 3: outdated; antiquated.
similar words:
old-fashioned
Word Parts
The word vintage contains the following part:
vin, vini, vint Latin root that means wine