Share this entry
old-timey Syllabification: old-tim·ey
Pronunciation: /ˌōl(d)ˈtīmē/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of old-timey in English:


Old-fashioned or reminiscent of the past, typically in a nostalgic or sentimental way: the root beer float is another old-timey dessert
More example sentences
  • The book comes with a CD of Crumb's old-timey music.
  • They're just supposed to look like more nice old-timey furniture.
  • They wanted the original recordings of old-timey American roots folk music.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources