old school

advocates or supporters of established custom or of conservatism: a military man of the old school.


old-school, adjective
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old school
1.  chiefly (Brit) a school formerly attended by a person
2.  a group of people favouring traditional ideas or conservative practices

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old school definition

and old skool
  1. mod.
    vintage; from an earlier time; retro. (Generally positive. As in the well-established expression from the old school.) : His way of dealing with people is strictly old school.
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