old-school

adjective \ ˈōl(d)-ˌskül \

Definition of old-school

1 :adhering to traditional policies or practices
  • an old-school coach
2 :characteristic or evocative of an earlier or original style, manner, or form
  • old-school music

First Known Use of old-school

1803


old school

noun

Definition of old school

:adherents of traditional policies and practices

First Known Use of old school

1749


OLD-SCHOOL Defined for English Language Learners

old-school

adjective

Definition of old-school for English Language Learners

  • : typical of an earlier style or form : based on a way of doing things that was common in the past

  • : using or supporting traditional practices


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