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old school

n.
A group that adheres to traditional ideas or practices: a diplomat of the old school.

old school

n
1. chiefly Brit a school formerly attended by a person
2. a group of people favouring traditional ideas or conservative practices

old′ school`


n.
advocates or supporters of established custom or of conservatism.
[1790–1800]
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Noun1.old school - a class of people favoring traditional ideasold school - a class of people favoring traditional ideas
social class, socio-economic class, stratum, class - people having the same social, economic, or educational status; "the working class"; "an emerging professional class"
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Everything he did was oldschool, he was loved by all and never asked for anything in return.
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