Old-school meaning

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A group that adheres to traditional ideas or practices.

A diplomat of the old school.

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Old-fashioned or traditional.

An old-school English teacher.

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Adhering or conforming to an earlier or original style.

Old-school hip-hop.

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A group of people who cling to traditional or conservative ideas, methods, etc.
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Of or faithful to styles, values, etc. regarded as traditional or old-fashioned.

An old-school cabaret singer.

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(informal, idiomatic) Characteristic of a style, outlook, or method employed in a former era, remembered either as inferior to the current style, or alternately, remembered nostalgically as superior or preferable to the new style, the older denoting something that would be considered out of date or out of fashion to some, but as such, is considered by others as cool and hip.

That teacher's old school methods aren't effective, they're just annoying.

Man, I love that jacket; it's so old school.

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(informal, idiomatic) A style, way of thinking, or method for accomplishing a task that was employed in a former era, remembered either for its inferiority to the current method, or for its time-honored superiority over the new way.

Family experts are advocating a change away from the old school, advising parents not to medicate behavioral problems.

My mom's a good baker because she's of the old school. She'd never buy ready-made cookie dough.

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Alternative form of old school.
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Alternative form of old school.
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