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old school

(hyphenated if used before a noun) slang Of or characterized by an earlier era or older style. Can either refer to that which is considered antiquated or old-fashioned, or else to that which is remembered fondly or nostalgically. My dad likes to play music on this old-school record player. I don't know why he doesn't just get an iPod. Whoa, a vintage Ford Mustang. That's so old school, man! Her parents are pretty old school when it comes to living together before marriage.
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old school

and old skool
mod. vintage; from an earlier time; retro. (Generally positive. As in the well-established expression from the old school.) His way of dealing with people is strictly old school.
See also: old, school
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