prepsychedelic

adjective pre·psy·che·del·ic \ ˌprē-ˌsī-kə-ˈde-lik \
variants: or pre-psychedelic

Definition of prepsychedelic

: of, relating to, characteristic of, or being a time before the psychedelic period of the mid- to late-1960s
  • prepsychedelic rock
  • the prepsychedelic era
  • the band's pre-psychedelic days
  • The groovy old pre-psychedelic sign above the door was losing letters …
  • —Edward Sanders
  • Pre-psychedelic nostalgia: It was a happier time when the Turtles, the Buckinghams and Gary Lewis and the Playboys were having hits in the pre-psychedelic mid-'60s.
  • —Bruce Fessier

First Known Use of prepsychedelic

1967

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