Origin of traditional
Examples from the Web for traditional
Ben is not Orthodox or particularly committed to adhering to traditional Jewish laws.
“Butter has always been a healthy part of the diet in almost every culture; butter is a traditional food,” Asprey says.
“I happened upon yak butter tea, a traditional high-energy food eaten by Tibetans,” Asprey says.
Asprey was inspired to swap out butter for traditional coffee creamers while on a trip to Nepal.
In their effort to diversify their revenue, they have capitalized on traditional practices to new advantage.ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism|Louise I. Shelley|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But his mode of living was by no means puritanical, and Haddon was kept up in its traditional lavish style.Nooks and Corners of Old England|Allan Fea
Hadith, the Mohammedan Talmud, being a traditional account of Mahomet's sayings and doings.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
Some of the clergy no doubt enjoyed the fun; others had to tolerate what was old and traditional.Folkways|William Graham Sumner
The American people are what the circumstances, the traditional leadership, and the interests of American life have made them.The Promise Of American Life|Herbert David Croly
The traditional policy of our War Office has been to "trust to the good sense of the British officer."Letters To "The Times" Upon War And Neutrality (1881-1920)|Thomas Erskine Holland
British Dictionary definitions for traditional
Word Origin and History for traditional
c.1600, from tradition + -al (1). In reference to jazz, from 1950. Slang trad, short for trad(itional jazz) is recorded from 1956; its general use for "traditional" is recorded from 1963. Related: Traditionally.