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old-timer


old–timer

noun

Definition of OLD-TIMER

1
a person of advanced years <a group of old-timers playing shuffleboard>
Related Words gaffer, graybeard, patriarch, whitebeard; beldam (or beldame), dowager, grandam (or grandame); adult, grown-up; dotard
Near Antonyms adolescent, minor; child, cub, juvenile, kid, kiddie (also kiddy)
Antonyms youngster, youth
2
a person with long experience in a specified area <old-timers in the fishing industry couldn't remember a time when catches were so low>
Related Words doyenne; adept, dab hand [chiefly British], expert, guru, hand, master, maven (also mavin), past master, pro, professional

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