codger

noun cod·ger \ ˈkä-jər \
|Updated on: 7 Jul 2018

Definition of codger

: 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

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Origin and Etymology of codger

probably alteration of cadger

codger Synonyms

Near Antonyms

conformer, conformist, follower, sheep;

Phrases

odd duck, piece of work;


CODGER Defined for English Language Learners

codger

Definition of codger for English Language Learners

  • : an old man


CODGER Defined for Kids

codger

noun cod·ger \ ˈkä-jər \

Definition of codger for Students

: an odd or cranky man


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