golden oldie
noun Date: 1970 one that was a hit or favorite in the past

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • golden oldie — golden oldies N COUNT People sometimes refer to something that is still successful or popular even though it is quite old as a golden oldie. [INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • golden oldie — n informal a song, film etc that is old, but which many people still like …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • golden oldie — noun count INFORMAL 1. ) something such as a song or movie that is old but still popular 2. ) HUMOROUS a famous person who has been popular for a very long time …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • golden oldie — ☆ golden oldie n. something from the past, esp. a popular song, that continues to be popular …   English World dictionary

  • golden oldie — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms golden oldie : singular golden oldie plural golden oldies informal 1) something such as a song or film that is old but still popular 2) humorous a famous person who has been popular for a very long time …   English dictionary

  • golden oldie — noun a song that was formerly popular • Syn: ↑oldie • Hypernyms: ↑song, ↑vocal …   Useful english dictionary

  • golden oldie — /goʊldən ˈoʊldi/ (say gohlduhn ohldee) noun 1. a piece of music, especially a popular song, which has remained a general favourite for a long period of time or which has gained renewed popularity. 2. any item with lasting popularity. Also, golden …   Australian English dictionary

  • golden oldie — (sometimes caps.) Informal. something once popular or valued that has retained its appeal or for which interest has been reawakened, esp. a popular song or record. [1965 70, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • golden oldie — noun A record that was very popular in a former era …   Wiktionary

  • golden oldie — (Informal) that which is old but classic (especially songs and movies) …   English contemporary dictionary

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