olde-worlde


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olde-worlde

(ˈəʊldɪˈwɜːldɪ)
adj
sometimes facetious old-world or quaint
Translations

olde-worlde

[ˈəʊldɪˈwɜːldɪ] ADJ (hum) → viejísimo, antiquísimo
with olde-worlde letteringcon letras al estilo antiguo
a very olde-worlde interiorun interior pintoresco de antaño
Stratford is terribly olde-worldeStratford tiene sabor arcaico en exceso

olde-worlde

adjaltertümlich; (pej)auf alt getrimmt (inf)or gemacht
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