Definition of oldie in English:

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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.

Words that rhyme with oldie

Goldie, mouldy (US moldy)

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