Search Result for "old-world":
1. characteristic of former times especially in Europe;
- Example: "an old-world cottage"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
nonmodern \nonmodern\ adj. 1. not modern; of or characteristic of an earlier time. Opposite of modern. [Narrower terms: antebellum; fogyish, mossgrown, mossy, stick-in-the-mud(prenominal), stodgy old-fashioned; medieval, mediaeval, gothic; old-time, quaint; unmodernized; victorian; old-fashioned, outmoded; old-world] Also See: old, past. [WordNet 1.5]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
old-world \old-world\ adj. 1. Characteristic of former times especially in Europe; as, an old-world cottage. [WordNet 1.5] 2. (Biology) Native to the Old World; not found in the Americas; as, old-world monkeys. [PJC]