Example sentences for: anachronism

How can you use “anachronism” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The rhetoric may be modern, but the character is a cartoon anachronism, right down to his corny, drawn-out delivery, which clocks in at about five words per minute.

  • No anachronism here, of course, as cockpit refers, not to a part of an airplane, but to an enclosed place for fighting cocks and, in a transferred sense, to a circular theater.

  • Royko saw himself as more and more of an anachronism.

  • The reference to battleship is an anachronism.

  • Words which through their coinage reflect the utilization of the land give some measure of the environmental impact --if I may use an anachronism.

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