old-timey

[ ohld-tahy-mee ]
/ ˈoʊldˈtaɪ mi /

adjective Informal.

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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Origin of old-timey

First recorded in 1850–55; old-time + -y1
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