geezer

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noun gee·zer \ˈgē-zər\

Definition of geezer

US, humorous or mildly disparaging

  1. :  a queer, odd, or eccentric person —used especially of elderly men

geezerhood

play \ˈgē-zər-ˌhu̇d\ noun, informal, chiefly US

Examples of geezer in a Sentence

  1. a group of old geezers playing cards

  2. Some geezer asked me for a light.

Origin and Etymology of geezer

probably alteration of Scots guiser one in disguise


First Known Use: 1884


GEEZER Defined for English Language Learners

geezer

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noun gee·zer \ˈgē-zər\

Definition of geezer for English Language Learners

  • : an old man

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