Definition of à l'antique in English:

à l'antique

(also à l'Antique)

adverb

  • In the style or manner of ancient times; according to the old way or fashion.

adjective

  • Designating something that is in the style or manner of ancient times. Chiefly as postpositive.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Evelyn (1620–1706), diarist and writer. From French à l'antique from à l', variant (before a vowel or h-) of à la + antique, use as noun of antique.

Pronunciation

à l'antique

/ˌa lɒŋˈtiːk//ˌa lanˈtiːk/