belonging to or characteristic of former times, usually eliciting a sentimental yearning for the past; old-time: an inn with charming, old-timey details.
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How to use old-timey in a sentence
“Our friend knows nothing about sports, and so he would always do his old timey radio impression” Matt said in a 2003 interview.Homestar Runner, Trogdor the Burninator, and the Birth of the Internet | Rich Goldstein | April 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This was one of those old timey high-minded battles in which the very identity of the Jewish State hung in the balance!
The tactic might have been charming in an old-timey sort of way had it not been so, well, illegal.
Anderson's is an old, old family-run business, which started out as an old-timey drug-store selling some books on the side.Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
A tuft of loops at the end is a simple and old-timey finish.The Library of Work and Play: Outdoor Work | Mary Rogers Miller
Why even his language had the stilted shaping of the characters in most of these old-timey classical novels.Those Times And These | Irvin S. Cobb
It was papered in pale blue and had a little, old-timey toilet table with sconces for candles.Anne Of The Island | Lucy Maud Montgomery
Aunt Hagar are the colored people happier now than the old timey slavery time people?