- newly done, made, etc.; new; novel: a humorously derogatory term
- Now Rare tending toward or fond of novelty or new things
Origin of newfangledMiddle English from newefangel from newe, new + -fangel from base of Old English fon, to take: see fang
- New and often needlessly novel.
- Fond of novelty.
Origin of newfangledMiddle English newfanglyd fond of novelty alteration of neufangel newe new ; see new . -fangel taken ; see pag- in Indo-European roots.