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old skool

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

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