- Informal. something once popular or valued that has retained its appeal or for which interest has been reawakened, especially a popular song or record.
Origin of golden oldie
An Americanism dating back to 1965–70
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- something old or long-established, esp a hit record or song that has remained popular or is enjoying a revivalAlso called: oldie
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