What Does VINTAGE Mean in a Text?

VINTAGE means "Classically Good" or "Outdated," depending on context. Here is more information about each of these definitions with examples.

Classically Good

The word VINTAGE usually means "classically good." The use of VINTAGE in this context probably comes from it's use in the wine industry, where each year is a VINTAGE and good VINTAGES are highly prized.

VINTAGE is now applied approvingly to such things as clothing, cars, collectibles, and music, to imply that they have enduring appeal and/or value. For example:
  • This track is VINTAGE Shady. Eminem at his best!
  • Those sneakers are VINTAGE Nike. I want them!
  • I have a collection of VINTAGE Pokemon cards I want to sell.


In the same way, VINTAGE can be used to mean "outdated." In this context, it implies that something is too old to be fashionable and not old enough to be considered antique or classic. For example:
  • His new car is a 2006 VINTAGE Toyota. I wouldn't be seen dead in it.
  • I love your VINTAGE trousers. They may come back into fashion one day. But I doubt it.

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When I write VINTAGE, I mean this:

meaning of VINTAGE

"Classically Good"

Summary of Key Points for the First Definition of VINTAGE

"Classically Good" is the most common definition for VINTAGE on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Classically Good
Guessability:guessability level 2

2: Quite easy to guess

Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers

Summary of Key Points for the Second Definition

"Outdated" is another common definition for VINTAGE.
Guessability:guessability level 2

2: Quite easy to guess

Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers

Example of VINTAGE Used in a Text

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