1. attractively old-fashioned (but not necessarily authentic)
    houses with quaint thatched roofs
    a vaulted roof supporting old-time chimney pots
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How To Use old-time In A Sentence

  • He groped about for some answer that could be phrased in their language, letting his mind flicker from the modern electronic gadgets back to the old-time tide predicter. The Sky Is Falling
  • The first and third Tuesdays feature old-time and Celtic, and the second Thursday is bluegrass.
  • Wall Street's old-timers knew from hard experience that, despite the hype, the market could not escape the law of gravity.
  • These multitude blunders of the FFI 2004 only confirm the opinion that the organizers should be comprised of young people, instead of old-timers who suddenly resurface with the revival of the film scene.
  • The Australians were like old-time pirates in their trumpeting of free trade. YESTERDAY'S SHADOW
  • As another old-time guide told me over an evening pint, "You can call me 'Hey, you," or you can call me 'sport,' or you can call me a guide, but don't you nay call me (expletive deleted) 'ghillie'". When Irish Flies Are Smiling
  • It is the intense hunger for soul food, soulful music, spirited dance, and wild, ecstatic, celebrative praise, whether it be voiced by the ghosts of former African slaves on Congo Square or by the choirs of old-time Black Churches, or the bands backing Second Line dancers, or the street music in dialogue with window shoppers and feast-ready patrons. The Bushman Way of Tracking God
  • Australia's third biggest bank is facing a difficult upcoming AGM as a well-regarded bank manager runs for the board against two old-timers with a bit of baggage.
  • The old-timers meanwhile resisted dilution of the great franchise enjoyed by the name.
  • Sometimes a gap-toothed old-timer comes to her door and screams for some peace.
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