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English definition of “vintage”


adjective [not gradable] (HIGH QUALITY)   /ˈvɪn·tɪdʒ/
(esp. of something old) of high quality and lasting value, or showing the best characteristics typical of the person who created it: a vintage pistol/airplane/car "Sophisticated Lady" is vintage Duke Ellington.
(Definition of vintage adjective (HIGH QUALITY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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