preelectronic

adjective pre·elec·tron·ic \ ˌprē-i-ˌlek-ˈträ-nik \
variants: or pre-electronic

Definition of preelectronic

: existing or occurring before the development of electronic devices
  • preelectronic times
  • The Miami-based company is founded on the admittedly romanticized ideal of preelectronic photography. You remember, don't you? That time … when it took practice and skill to compose a perfect photo.
  • —Hannah Elliott

First Known Use of preelectronic

1921

in the meaning defined above

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