Definition of prehistoric in English:

prehistoric

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adjective

  • 1Relating to or denoting the period before written records.

    • ‘prehistoric man’
    primitive, primeval, primordial, primal, earliest, ancient, early, antediluvian
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    1. 1.1 informal Very old or out of date.
      • ‘my dad's electric typewriter was a prehistoric machine’
      out of date, outdated, outmoded, old-fashioned, passé, ancient, antiquated, archaic, antique, superannuated, anachronistic, outworn, behind the times, primitive, medieval, quaint, old-fangled, obsolescent, obsolete, antediluvian, fossilized
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Pronunciation

prehistoric

/ˌprēhəˈstôrik/ /ˌprihəˈstɔrɪk/

Origin

Mid 19th century from French préhistorique(see pre-, historic).