VINTAGE

What Does VINTAGE Mean?

VINTAGE means "Classically Good" or "Outdated," depending on context.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

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.

Outdated

In the same way, VINTAGE can be used to mean "outdated."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.

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.
VINTAGE
Definition:Classically Good
Type:Word
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Summary of Key Points for the Second Definition

"Outdated" is another common definition for VINTAGE.
VINTAGE
Definition:Outdated
Type:Word
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Example of VINTAGE Used in a Text

VINTAGE

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