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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.
See also: old, school

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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So now in addition to dealing in their mainstays, video games and gaming consoles such as PS3, Nintendo DS, PlayStation and GameCube games, - to name but a few - The Old School Game Vault will now buy your iPod products too.
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Old School is as readable by 16 to 18-year olds as earlier school favorites, but really plumbs more subtle territory in its depiction of the attractions and dangers of the writing life and, especially, its philosophical exploration of the meaning of honesty, academic and otherwise.
Although its evocation of the Kennedy era is impeccable and its cast of academic characters--including a nubile young faculty wife and a distinguished dean with a secret--is engaging, Old School works best as a novel about writing itself.
So there are some great old school buildings no longer needed for housing and educating youngsters.
Take an old school building, turn it into a theatre with "state-of-the-art" equipment, add some actors to the equation and the curtain will go up, along with the attendance.
They have an old school style and they prove that the old school is still good," says Jean-Dominique Virch-aux, senior partner at executive search company Heidrick & Struggles in Miami.
Can you imagine a private-school coach and 10 players who rent themselves out to headmasters seeking a winning team to attract attention to the old school.
Labour leader Tony Blair turned the clock back yesterday when he jetted into Edinburgh for an old school chum's wedding.
A wave of reminiscing has flooded the house with Old School memorabilia, and back-in-the-day yearnings are the flavor of the moment.
The school district is applying for more than $10 million from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority for the renovation of Old School No.
He is credited with re-popularizing the old school of "Bobber" custom motorcycle popular in the 1950s and 1960s.
A 41-year old man died after the wall of an old school building he.
They come from the collection of John Aiello who has posted his work online on to his own Twitter account called Old School Ads.