adjectiveBritish • pseudo-archaic
- In or relating to an old-fashioned style that is intended to be quaint and attractive (often used to suggest a lack of authenticity): olde worlde innsMore example sentences
- While Americans still tend to favour the lush climate and silky white sands of the Caribbean, they are fast developing a predilection for crumbling European castles and quaint, olde worlde traditions.
- Barely had I ventured four streets from my office when I stumbled upon an olde worlde store, the windows crammed with mouth-watering delicacies and the largest range of brightly coloured bottles I had ever seen.
- Far from the red-carpeted olde worlde retreat it was when I last visited, it's now a contemporary bar with minimalist décor except for the odd chrome fixture and abstract painting.
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