Antique Definition of Antique by Merriam-Webster.
2 a: being in the style or fashion of former times antique manners and graces. b: made in or representative of the work of an earlier period antique mirrors also: being an antique. 3: selling or exhibiting antiques an antique show.
Antiques are usually objects that show some degree of craftsmanship, collectability, or a certain attention to design, such as a desk or an early automobile. They are bought at antiques shops, estate sales, auction houses, online auctions, and other venues, or estate inherited.
ANTIQUE meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary.
We have an antique clock on our mantelpiece. We went to a sale of antique furniture and bought an oak chest. So when did you start collecting antique glass? The museum houses the biggest collection of antique toys in Europe.