out of the ark

out of the ark informal very old or old-fashioned.
Main Entry: ark

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  • out of the Ark — (informal) Utterly old fashioned, antediluvian • • • Main Entry: ↑ark * * * out of the ˈark | sth went out with the ˈark idiom (BrE, informal) if sb says that an object or …   Useful english dictionary

  • out of the ark Brit. — out of the ark Brit. informal very old or old fashioned. → ark …   English new terms dictionary

  • something went out with the ark — out of the ˈark | sth went out with the ˈark idiom (BrE, informal) if sb says that an object or a custom is out of the ark or went out with the ark, they think that it is very old fashioned • Those computers went out with the ark. Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • come out of the ark — go out with the ark british informal phrase to be extremely old fashioned That hat looks as though it came out of the ark. Thesaurus: old fashionedsynonym old of thingshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • went gone out with the ark — went/had gone out with the ark British & Australian, humorous if an object or method went out with the ark, it is not used any more. These old manual printing presses went out with the ark everything s computerized these days …   New idioms dictionary

  • had gone out with the ark — went/had gone out with the ark British & Australian, humorous if an object or method went out with the ark, it is not used any more. These old manual printing presses went out with the ark everything s computerized these days …   New idioms dictionary

  • come out of the ark — or go out with the ark British informal to be extremely old fashioned That hat looks as though it came out of the ark …   English dictionary

  • go out with the ark — come out of the ark or go out with the ark British informal to be extremely old fashioned That hat looks as though it came out of the ark …   English dictionary

  • be out of the ark — British & Australian to be very old fashioned. My granny s hat was straight out of the ark …   New idioms dictionary

  • come out of the ark —  Be very old …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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