Traditional



of or relating to .
handed down by .
in accordance with .
of, relating to, or characteristic of the older styles of jazz, especially New Orleans style, Chicago style, Kansas City style, and Dixieland.
Compare (def 4).
Contemporary Examples

There were two reasons for this: one traditional and the other, well, a little disconcerting.
When Condi Met Gaddafi Condoleezza Rice October 19, 2011

The “traditional” nightingales are raised on a farm and fed organic birdseed.
I Got a $180 Bird-Poop Facial Kelsey Meany August 5, 2013

Montgomery is part of a small but growing group of conventionally trained physicians disillusioned with traditional medical care.
Doctors Should Start Advocating Dietary Options to Treat Heart Disease Daniela Drake July 10, 2013

However, for the true Odessa experience, find a truck selling kvass, a traditional Russian beer brewed from bread.
Nine Amazing Places To Skinny Dip Around The World Erin Cunningham September 20, 2013

William and Kate were supposed to wear a handmade shirt and traditional dress to the event in Honiara on 16 September.
Row Erupts Over Kate’s Dress Tom Sykes September 26, 2012

Historical Examples

To them it opens a traditional perspective, the grandest in all history.
The World’s Great Sermons, Volume 6: H. W. Beecher to Punshon Various

This practical morality will serve us better than any traditional code.
The Truth About Woman C. Gasquoine Hartley

With the Americans on the furnace, the relation was the traditional one.
Steel Charles Rumford Walker

Paine had no sense for the mystery and poetry of traditional religion.
Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle H. N. Brailsford

These laws are wholly overlooked in our traditional school curriculum.
Appletons’ Popular Science Monthly, January 1899 Various

adjective
of, relating to, or being a tradition
of or relating to the style of jazz originating in New Orleans, characterized by collective improvisation by a front line of trumpet, trombone, and clarinet accompanied by various rhythm instruments
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c.1600, from tradition + -al (1). In reference to jazz, from 1950. Slang trad, short for trad(itional jazz) is recorded from 1956; its general use for “traditional” is recorded from 1963. Related: Traditionally.

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