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old-world British & World English

Belonging to or associated with former times, especially when considered quaint and attractive

Old World British & World English

Europe, Asia, and Africa, regarded collectively as the part of the world known before the discovery of the Americas

old-world English Thesaurus

old-world charm

old-world New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

characteristic of former times

monkey British & World English

A small to medium-sized primate that typically has a long tail, most kinds of which live in trees in tropical countries

vulture British & World English

A large bird of prey with the head and neck more or less bare of feathers, feeding chiefly on carrion and reputed to gather with others in anticipation of the death of a sick or injured animal or person

Old World monkeys in monkey British & World English

A small to medium-sized primate that typically has a long tail, most kinds of which live in trees in tropical countries

Old World vultures in vulture British & World English

A large bird of prey with the head and neck more or less bare of feathers, feeding chiefly on carrion and reputed to gather with others in anticipation of the death of a sick or injured animal or person