Definition of 'oldie'
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He will probably play golden oldies, too. Times, Sunday Times (2017)When the crowd went crazy for another golden oldie, he looked as if he might cry. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What will this generation's golden oldies be? Times, Sunday Times (2012)A golden oldie gone but not forgotten. The Sun (2009)He only began his collection in 1998 and scoured boot sales and online record shop and auction sites to pick up golden oldies. The Sun (2013)There are so many 'golden oldie' hits which were omitted. The Sun (2012)So while you wait for another oldie to come along, you have to get your nostalgia fix from iconic gear and moments from the film. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In crowd: Mostly golden oldies. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In Treasures from the Archives you can blow the dust off restored and remastered golden oldies that rarely see the flickering light of day. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Used Rarely. oldie is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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