- 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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
- something old or long-established, esp a hit record or song that has remained popular or is enjoying a revivalAlso called: oldie