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old–timer

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of old–timer

  1. 1 a person of advanced years <a group of old-timers playing shuffleboard> Synonyms ancient, elder, geriatric, golden-ager, oldster, old-timer, seniorRelated Words gaffer, graybeard, patriarch, whitebeard; beldam (or beldame), dowager, grandam (or grandame); adult, grown-up; dotardNear Antonyms adolescent, minor; child, cub, juvenile, kid, kiddie (also kiddy)Antonyms youngster, youth

  2. 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> Synonyms doyen, old hand, old-timer, stager, vet, warhorseRelated Words doyenne; adept, dab hand [chiefly British], expert, guru, hand, master, maven (also mavin), past master, pro, professionalNear Antonyms apprentice, cub; boot, novitiate; amateur, dilettante; learner, student, trainee; candidate, entrant, probationerAntonyms beginner, colt, fledgling, freshman, greenhorn, neophyte, newbie, newcomer, novice, recruit, rookie, tenderfoot, tyro




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