Synonyms of behind the times in English:

behind the times

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1‘the children considered Dad to be behind the times’


old-fashioned, outmoded, out of fashion, out of date, unfashionable, frumpish, frumpy, out of style, outdated, dated, out, outworn, old, former, dead, musty, old-time, old-world, behindhand, past, bygone, archaic, obsolescent, obsolete, ancient, antiquated, superannuated

defunct, medieval, prehistoric, antediluvian, old-fogeyish, old-fangled, conservative, backward-looking, quaint, anachronistic, crusted, feudal, fusty, moth-eaten, olde worlde

démodé, vieux jeu, passé

informal old hat, square, not with it, out of the ark, creaky, clunky, mouldy

North American informal horse-and-buggy, rinky-dink, mossy

archaic square-toed


up to date, ahead of one's time