geezer


gee·zer

noun \ˈgē-zər\

: an old man

Full Definition of GEEZER

:  a queer, odd, or eccentric person —used especially of elderly men
gee·zer·hood \-ˌhd\ noun

Examples of GEEZER

  1. a group of old geezers playing cards
  2. Some geezer asked me for a light.

Origin of GEEZER

probably alteration of Scots guiser one in disguise
First Known Use: 1884

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