old–school

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adjective \ˈōl(d)-ˌskül\

Definition of old–school

  1. 1 :  adhering to traditional policies or practices <an old–school coach>

  2. 2 :  characteristic or evocative of an earlier or original style, manner, or form <old–school music>

1803

First Known Use of old–school

1803


OLD–SCHOOL Defined for English Language Learners

old–school

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adjective \ˈōl(d)-ˌskül\

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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