any old

idiom

variants or less commonly any ol' or any ole
informal
used to describe someone or something that is not special or specific
I don't care where I sleep. Any old couch will do.
She won't drink just any old tea; it has to be a certain kind.
Give me beer over champagne any old day (of the week).

Examples of any old in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But this isn’t any old revival with a few tweaks and minor revisions. Randy McMullen, The Mercury News, 3 Apr. 2024 What’s so special about a Z-grill To the untrained eye, the blue one-cent Z-grill, which depicts the nation’s first postmaster general Benjamin Franklin, looks like any old stamp. Harmeet Kaur, CNN, 13 Mar. 2024 And Sunday’s Super Bowl may elevate Kelce beyond any old Gronk and project him permanently into our living room. Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, 6 Feb. 2024 To successfully transplant, remove the plant from the current container loosening roots and leaving any old soil behind. Kristin Guy, Sunset Magazine, 10 Jan. 2024 There are times when simply grabbing any old drink with friends will do. Alicia Valenski, Charlotte Observer, 29 Jan. 2024 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warned the public against scanning any old QR code in a consumer alerts blog last week. Wes Davis, The Verge, 10 Dec. 2023 Could be any old grain, including malted barley, though the usual culprits are corn, rye, and unmalted barley. Tony Sachs, Forbes, 30 Nov. 2023 Aside from keeping you warm, the dress is stocked with accent buttons all along its sides for a nice, fashionable touch that keeps it from being just any old sweater dress. Alexandra Domrongchai, Travel + Leisure, 11 Oct. 2023

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“Any old.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/any%20old. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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