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oldie

or old·y

[ ohl-dee ]
/ ˈoʊl di /
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noun, plural old·ies.Informal.

a popular song, joke, movie, etc., that was in vogue at a time in the past.

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Origin of oldie

First recorded in 1870–75; old + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for oldie

oldie
/ (ˈəʊldɪ) /

noun informal

an old person or thing
Australian a parentchildren and their oldies
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