American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a time in the past.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of old times; having the characteristics of old times; of the old school; of long standing.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. attractively old-fashioned.
- adj. attractively old-fashioned (but not necessarily authentic)
- From old + time. (Wiktionary)
“For most people, the Ten Commandments represent not just an expression of old-time religion, but the expression of it.”
“I am a big fan of what is now called old-time radio or the golden age of radio, particularly the shows that became synonymous with their sponsors and vice versa.”
“Kennedy had the old-time music, the old-time programs—and no money to pay for them.”
“It is the intense hunger for soul food, soulful music, spirited dance, and wild, ecstatic, celebrative praise, whether it be voiced by the ghosts of former African slaves on Congo Square or by the choirs of old-time Black Churches, or the bands backing Second Line dancers, or the street music in dialogue with window shoppers and feast-ready patrons.”
“These preachers keep the old-time religion alive for country parishioners in the South.”
“This old-time baptismal pool wants you to wade in the water.”
“The Kalahari elders, as well as those from St. Vincent, and the old-time sanctified Louisiana church deacons and spiritual mothers, can discern whether your experience has been a trip to a spiritual classroom.”
“The old-time blues players who played during the 1930s sometimes said that the dark man at the crossroads takes your guitar and tunes it up.”
“According to a historian of the industry, the partying continued into the evening as Saturday night was a big night for the old-time cooper. . .”
“So the fervor and growth of evangelical churches in the 1970s and 1980s does not seem to be based on some major conversion to “old-time religion.””
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