traditional

Traditional can describe anything that follows tradition, or a usual way of doing things. Traditional Mexican food includes tortillas and beans. A bag of corn chips with chili and fake cheese sauce, on the other hand, is not traditional.

A tradition can be personal or national, and the adjective traditional has tons of uses. Traditional football might require a brown pigskin ball or a white soccer ball, depending on where you live. Your traditional national costume could be a sari, while your friend's is a kimono. And that walking taco? It's traditional carnival food for some.

Definitions of traditional
1

adj consisting of or derived from tradition

traditional history”
traditional morality”
Synonyms:
conventional
in accord with or being a tradition or practice accepted from the past
handed-down, tralatitious
having been passed along from generation to generation
traditionalistic
adhering to tradition especially in cultural or religious practices
Antonyms:
nontraditional, untraditional
not conforming to or in accord with tradition

adj pertaining to time-honored orthodox doctrines

“the simple security of traditional assumptions has vanished”
Synonyms:
orthodox
adhering to what is commonly accepted

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