Traditional meaning

trə-dĭsh'ə-nəl
The definition of traditional is something that is in keeping with long-standing tradition, style or custom.

An example of traditional is the practice of eating turkey as the traditional or accepted Thanksgiving meal.

An example of traditional is a formal style of furniture that doesn't change with fads or the seasons.

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Of, relating to, or in accord with tradition.

A traditional wedding ceremony.

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Of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures.

I think her traditional values are antiquated.

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Observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned.
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Designating or of a style of improvised jazz associated historically with early black New Orleans musicians and typically played by a band made up of one or two cornets, a clarinet, a trombone, and a rhythm section that includes a banjo and a tuba.
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In lieu of the name of the composer of a piece of music, whose real name is lost in the mists of time.
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Of, handed down by, or conforming to tradition; conventional.
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Origin of traditional