Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Old-fashioned; of the old style.
“The irony of that race, the mistaken irony, is that I was often depicted as an old-style liberal leading a Democratic Party of the past.”
“As the century waned, the glamorous old-style safari, which could be defined as “traveling by caravan to rough it near wildlife in Africa, but not without access to a porcelain tea set,” had been replaced by the peppy new-style safari, “nature travel anywhere, so long as it involves unconventional transport and a modicum of hazard offset by pampering.””
“The club's success has prompted many football fans to search their atlases for this cobblestoned city in northern Portugal, and to realize that in the flashy, money-soaked world of modern football, there's still room for a team built on old-style discipline, a strong work-rate and stout defense.”
“The store had for sale a “Girls Rule” shirt, cut to fit females, featuring old-style illustrations of Marvel superheroes.”
“The new buildings are rising next to an old-fashioned city center that features old-style vegetable markets, men-only cafés, and plenty of female drivers.”
“The new buildings are rising next to an old-fashioned city center that features old-style vegetable markets, men-only cafÃ©s, and plenty of female drivers.”
“The Times Square operation and the European conspiracy have now confirmed the movement toward old-style terrorism, but on a new, more internationally coordinated basis.”
“Having been a major player in and studied the academic evidence on how people respond to changes in tax rates, I don't think the old-style argument that high-income people have big responses to small changes in tax rates is warranted by the evidence.”
“It's a production that lets you smile knowingly at the old-style movie conventions, and without ever turning its characters into jokes.”
“What Charter 08 and Mr. Liu are saying is, "No, 'China' can be something different, something better than a worn-out, old-style authoritarian government.”
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