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old boy

noun

Simple Definition of old boy

  • : a person who went to a respected or well-known private school for boys

  • : an old man

Full Definition of old boy

  1. 1 often capitalized O&B British :  an alumnus especially of a boys' school

  2. 2 :  a man who is a member of a long-standing and usually influential clique especially in a professional, business, or social sphere

Examples of old boy

  1. The old boy had some trouble getting up the stairs.



1868

First Known Use of old boy

1868


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