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See definition of old-line on Dictionary.com
  • as inorthodox
  • as inreactionary
  • as inright
  • as inbourgeois
  • as inmossbacked
  • as indie-hard

synonyms for old-line

  • rightist
  • rigid
  • right
  • die-hard
  • orthodox
  • traditional
  • retrogressive
  • traditionalistic
  • regressive
  • counterrevolutionary
  • obscurantist
  • Tory
  • standpat
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antonyms for old-line

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  • heterodox
  • unconventional
  • unorthodox
  • untraditional
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    How to use old-line in a sentence

    Davy looked around and saw an old man coming toward them across the lawn.
    DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
    His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    Old Mrs. Wurzel and the buxom but not too well-favoured heiress of the house of Grains were at the head of the table.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    Vicars' wives had come and gone, but all had submitted, some after a brief struggle, to old Mrs. Wurzel's sway.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    In this position, the line of cavalry formed the chord of the arc described by the river, and occupied by us.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    But with all her advantages Miss Solomonson failed with the old lord, and she abuses him to this day.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    We shall recover again some or all of the steadfastness and dignity of the old religious life.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    And furthermore, I imagine something else about this—quite unlike the old Bible—I imagine all of it periodically revised.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    The old man seemed to be greatly agitated, and hurriedly whispering, "We thought you were never coming, sir!"
    DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
    Our talk ranged from the Panhandle to the Canada line, while our horses jogged steadily southward.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO OLD-LINE

    • Victorian
    • common
    • conservative
    • conventional
    • hidebound
    • illiberal
    • materialistic
    • middle-class
    • old-line
    • philistine
    • traditional
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