museum piece

museum piece
Synonyms and related words:
abnormality, anomaly, art object, brainchild, bric-a-brac, classic, composition, conversation piece, creation, curio, curiosity, design, exception, grotesque, improbability, kitsch, master, masterpiece, masterwork, mobile, nonesuch, nude, oddity, old master, pasticcio, pastiche, piece, piece of virtu, prodigiosity, prodigy, rarity, stabile, statue, still life, strange thing, study, virtu, work, work of art

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Museum Piece — is the second episode in the first series of the British comedy series Dad s Army, originally transmitted on Wednesday 7 August 1968. Contents 1 TV Episode 1.1 Synopsis 1.2 Plot 1.3 Not …   Wikipedia

  • museum piece — museum pieces N COUNT If you describe an object or building as a museum piece, you mean that it is old and unusual. It is virtually a flying museum piece, a descendant of the World War Two Lancaster bomber …   English dictionary

  • museum piece — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ an old fashioned or useless person or object …   English terms dictionary

  • museum piece — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms museum piece : singular museum piece plural museum pieces 1) humorous someone or something that is considered to be very old fashioned, especially a machine or a piece of equipment 2) an interesting or… …   English dictionary

  • museum piece — noun 1. : an object of lasting interest or value (as an antique) suitable for or preserved in a museum early pie plates, now museum pieces American Guide Series: Connecticut a museum piece volume Claudia Cassidy some classics, no longer… …   Useful english dictionary

  • museum piece — 1. something suitable for keeping and exhibiting in a museum. 2. something very old fashioned or decrepit: That car he drives is a museum piece. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • museum piece — mu seum ,piece noun count 1. ) HUMOROUS someone or something that is considered to be very old fashioned, especially a machine or piece of equipment 2. ) an interesting or important object that is appropriate for a museum …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • museum piece — mu seum .piece n 1.) something or someone that is very old fashioned often used humorously ▪ Some of the weapons used by the rebels are museum pieces. 2.) an object that is so valuable or interesting that it should be in a museum …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • museum piece — noun (C) 1 often humorous a very old fashioned piece of equipment: Some of the weapons used by the rebels are museum pieces. 2 an object that is so valuable or interesting that it should be in a museum …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • museum piece — muse′um piece n. 1) something suitable for keeping and exhibiting in a museum 2) something very old fashioned or decrepit • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”