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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 skool

(hyphenated if used before a noun) 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. 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.
See also: old, skool

old skool

verb
See also: old, skool
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As well as a nod to the old-skool, the boys also embrace everything from country, ska and hip-hop, to straight up pop chord progressions and incredibly, ridiculously catchy choruses.
The CD has something for everyone, from old-skool fans of The Three Degrees through to babes of the Beyonce age.
Stand-outs were the poignant Family Business, dance favourite The New Work Out Plan and old-skool namechecker Slow Jams.
After a break to tour with Field Music, RLE have bounced back with this nine-track mini-album which oozes old-skool beats mixed with a modern edge.
MORE than 10,000 people can't be wrong, be they patchwork hippies, old-skool punks, Northern Soulers, or just average Joe or Joanna with the kids in tow because at Wickerman, the clash of the clans and egos were welcomed with open arms.
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Fun old-skool ones, not the less-fun modern day machine gun-toting ones).
911 kicked the evening's fun off and enraptured the audience with some of their old-skool favourites such as Party People, Friday Night and Don't Make Me Wait.
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