golden oldie


Also found in: Thesaurus, Idioms.

golden oldie

n.
A recording, movie, or other form of entertainment that was very popular in the past.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

golden oldie

n
(Music, other) something old or long-established, esp a hit record or song that has remained popular or is enjoying a revival. Also called: oldie
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

gold′en old′ie


n.
(sometimes caps.)
something once popular and still regarded affectionately,as a popular song.
[1965–70, Amer.]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.golden oldie - a song that was formerly popular
song, vocal - a short musical composition with words; "a successful musical must have at least three good songs"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
ROY HODGSON says he takes inspiration from fellow golden oldie Sir David Attenborough.
The categories were: Best Rescue, Best Trick, Dog That Most Looks Like Its Owner, Waggiest Tail & Golden Oldie. It's safe to say our judges struggled picking their winners.
Most handsome dog; Obedience; Best puppy; Waggiest tail; Scruffiest dog ; Best six legs; Golden oldie (7yrs and older, plus more.
"He will be accompanied by Jim (coach) and senior Golden Oldie players.
It is a light-hearted show for dogs of all shapes and sizes, with categories including golden oldie and handsomest hound.
(Below, centre) Happy new winner in his first show is Daniel Fielder on Rosie (Below, right) A butterfly in the fancy dress section (S) THELWELL LOOK-ALIKES: Smurf with rider Florence Whiteley proudly showing off their winners rosette after winning the 'Thelwell look-alike'' class with sister Holly (S) UP AND OVER: Competitor Fern Phillips successfully negotiates the double jump (S) GOLDEN OLDIE: Pictures (from left) Gina Whiteley on Amber, a competitor in the Pole Moor Riding Club's Golden Oldie competition.
THESE golden oldie revivals just get more and more gorgeous.
There are classes for pedigree dogs, obedience classes and novelty classes to find the dog with the best waggy tail, the best fancy dress and the best golden oldie. Contact Claire Reed on (01207) 570080 or Flo Barker, (01207) 280600 for more details.
Rangers manager Alex McLeish last night threw the door open again to golden oldie Alex Rae by insisting that age would not stand in the way of the midfielder's dream move to Ibrox, writes Ged Scott.
I end my term as Books Editor by suggesting two books worth considering for future publication: one a "golden oldie" and the other, as far as I know, yet unwritten.
Taken singly, some of David Hockney's best-known paintings are physically unrewarding, but their imagery remains as plangent as a golden oldie. This Northerner's take on Frenchified taste (he is the Paul Helleu of '70s Euro-chic cafe society) and California lifestyle mixes shrewd-eyed innocence with mischievous sophistication.
SIR Elton John axed his management team because he was being driven mad with envy by the success of golden oldie rivals.