Definitions of traditional

  1. pertaining to time-honored orthodox doctrines; "the simple security of traditional assumptions has vanished" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. consisting of or derived from tradition; "traditional history"; "traditional morality" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Of or pertaining to a custom, story, belief, etc., handed down from father to son; as, it is traditional to have fireworks on July 4th; not historically reliable; as, many of the Robin Hood stories are traditional, not actual. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Traditionary. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Delivered orally from father to son; transmitted from age to age without writing. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Transmitted by word of month only; received by tradition. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.