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 for old-hat
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  old-hat \old-hat\ pred. adj.
     same as old-fashioned, a., 2. [Narrower terms:
     unfashionable (vs. fashionable)]
     Syn: antique, old-fashioned, outmoded, out-of-date, passe,
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse;
             "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and
             commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer";
             "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn
             axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'" [syn:
             banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat,
             shopworn, stock(a), threadbare, timeworn,
             tired, trite, well-worn]
      2: out of fashion; "a suit of rather antique appearance";
         "demode (or outmoded) attire"; "outmoded ideas" [syn:
         antique, demode, ex, old-fashioned, old-hat(p),
         outmoded, passe, passee]

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