prepsychedelic

adjective
pre·​psy·​che·​del·​ic | \ ˌprē-ˌsī-kə-ˈde-lik How to pronounce prepsychedelic (audio) \
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, in the meaning defined above

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“Prepsychedelic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prepsychedelic. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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