old lady


Definition of OLD LADY

a female human parent <the story is that my old lady wanted to name me Cecil, but the old man prevailed>
Synonyms ma, mama (also mamma or momma), mammy, mater [chiefly British], mom, mommy, old lady
the female partner in a marriage <he jokingly commented that he'd love to buy a sports car, but his old lady would throw a fit>
Synonyms helpmate, helpmeet, lady, little woman, madam, missus (or missis), Mrs., old lady, wifey, woman [chiefly dialect]
a female romantic companion <if he ever tried stepping out on her, his old lady would fill him with buckshot>

March 31, 2015
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