behind the times
behind the times
old-fashioned. •

Sarah is a bit behind the times. Her clothes are quite old-fashioned.

Our 90-year-old state senator is a bit behind the times.

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{adj. phr.} Using things not in style; still following old ways; old-fashioned. * /Johnson's store is behind the times./ * /The science books of 30 years ago are behind the times now./ * /Mary thinks her parents are behind the times because they still do the foxtrot and don't know any new dances./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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