Definition of oldie in English:


Line breaks: oldie
Pronunciation: /ˈəʊldi


  • 1An old song, film, or television programme that is still well known or popular: collections of pop oldies
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    • My friend stayed in the room that had the live band playing oldies and top forty songs.
    • He has already presented 200 shows and treated packed audiences with songs ranging from lyrical oldies to pulsating latest chart busters.
    • Some major record companies have been pushing to introduce flexible pricing, charging more for hit songs and less for oldies, for example.
  • 1.1An older person: we oldies can still find digging satisfying, even enjoyable
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    • Pin the wrinkle on the oldie, cellulite toss or blind-man-so-give-me-my-specs-please perhaps?
    • I don't think Helen need worry about lack of funds in her old age - there will be far fewer real oldies around to share the national wealth.
    • But I don't recall her ever mugging any fellow oldies in the Post Office pensions queue.

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