neolithic
Adjective

neolithic

  1. (informal) hopelessly outdated
    What am I supposed to do with this neolithic piece of machinery?
Translations
Neolithic
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˌni.əˈlɪθ.ɪk/, /ˌni.əʊˈlɪθ.ɪk/
  • (America) enPR: nēōlĭthīk, IPA: /ˌni.oʊˈlɪθ.ɪk/
Adjective

neolithic (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the New Stone Age.
    • 2001, Duncan J. Melville, Tokens: the origin of mathematics ↗
      Tokens are first identified at around the same time as the local peoples changed from a life based on hunting and gathering to one based on agriculture. The tokens, as Schmandt-Besserat says, "were part and parcel of the Neolithic phenomenon; that is, the so-called agricultural revolution." (Before Writing 41).
Translations Proper noun
  1. The New Stone Age, from circa 8500 to 4500 BCE.
    Synonyms: New Stone Age
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