behind the times

OLD-FASHIONED, out of date, outmoded, outdated, dated, old, passé; informal square, not with it, out of the ark; N. Amer. informal horse-and-buggy, clunky.
time

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behind the times
Not abreast of changes
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Main Entry:time

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behind the times phrase
if a person or organization is behind the times, they are not modern because they have not changed as much or made as much progress as others
Thesaurus: old-fashionedsynonym old of thingshyponym
Main entry: behind

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not aware of or using the latest ideas or techniques; out of date

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behind the times — see time, 1
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Main Entry:behind
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behind the times
: not having or showing knowledge of current ideas or styles :outdated

The entire country is behind the times when it comes to protecting the environment.

Our professor is surprisingly behind the times. [=old-fashioned]

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Main Entry:time

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behind the ˈtimes idiom
old-fashioned in your ideas, methods, etc.
Main entry:timeidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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