What does oldie mean?

Definitions for oldie
ˈoʊl dioldie

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oldie, golden oldienoun

    a song that was formerly popular


  1. oldienoun

    something or someone old

  2. oldienoun

    a song or record that used to be popular


  1. oldie

    Oldies is a term for musical genres such as pop music, rock and roll, doo-wop, surf music (broadly characterized as classic rock and pop rock) from the second half of the 20th century, specifically from around the mid-1950s to the 1980s, as well as for a radio format playing this music. After 2000, 1970s music was increasingly included. "Classic hits" has been seen as a successor to the oldies format on the radio, with music from the 1980s serving as the core format.


  1. oldie

    An oldie is typically a term used to refer to something, particularly a piece of music, movie, or other cultural product, that is from or representative of a past era. It often carries a connotation of nostalgia or classic quality. Furthermore, it may colloquially refer to an older person in a friendly or affectionate way.

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  1. deoil

  2. oiled

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oldie in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oldie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of oldie in a Sentence

  1. Safra Catz:

    And I immediately said: thou shalt not steal, it's an oldie but it's a goodie.

  2. Jeff Tjornehoj:

    This is a loss of an oldie, there are not many funds that approach their 50th anniversary and drop dead just before it.

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