pseudotraditional

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pseudo- +‎ traditional

Adjective[edit]

pseudotraditional (comparative more pseudotraditional, superlative most pseudotraditional)

  1. Having a false veneer of tradition; apparently, but not actually, traditional.
    • 2009 2009-03-03, Nicolai Ouroussoff, “Machines for Living”, New York Times:
      Its endless rows of pseudotraditional houses — identical white boxes sheltered under orange terra-cotta roofs — are flanked by narrow streets on one side and suburban lawns and canals on the other.