codger

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noun cod·ger \ˈkä-jər\

Definition of codger

  1. :  an often mildly eccentric and usually elderly fellow <old codger>

Examples of codger in a sentence

  1. Her father is a feisty old codger.

  2. <just an old codger who never harmed anyone>

Origin and Etymology of codger

probably alteration of cadger


First Known Use: 1756


CODGER Defined for English Language Learners

codger

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noun cod·ger \ˈkä-jər\

Definition of codger for English Language Learners

  • : an old man


CODGER Defined for Kids

codger

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noun cod·ger \ˈkä-jər\

Definition of codger for Students

  1. :  an odd or cranky man



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