What does old school mean?

Definitions for old school

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. old school(noun)

    a class of people favoring traditional ideas


  1. old school(Noun)

    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.

  2. old school(Adjective)

    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nostalgically as superior or preferable to the new style, the older denoting something that would be considered out of date or out of fashion to some, but as such, is considered by others as cool and hip.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of old school in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of old school in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Laura Miranda:

    Old school tactics like these do not work. Run away from any coach that has you do this.

  2. Michael Sam Sr.:

    I don't want my grandkids raised in that kind of environment, i'm old school. I'm a man-and-a-woman type of guy.

  3. Kathy Fosmark:

    We're old school and it's an attack on our culture by people who probably have never even gotten their feet wet.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    I like watching the movies. I wish I owned Marvel, as someone that believes in capitalism, i don't know, I'm kinda old school.

  5. Terry Beam:

    We want a space for them to... just get outside and get some exercise and kind of bring back the old school fun that we had when we were kids.

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