old lady


Definition of old lady

1 informal : wife "Uh, before I get into that, where's your wife now?" "My old lady? Workin'."— K. C. Constantine
2 informal : mother Adolescence can be defined as that time of youthful ignorance in which we presume that we are morally superior to our parents. … The worst part of growing up is the painful realization that you are no better than your old man or old lady.— Christine Nelson
3 informal : girlfriend The kid had only a silly little plastic jacket, fake leather, like some motorcycle moll. Did they call them molls? Or were they something like "old ladies," as in "She's my old lady."— B. J. Oliphant

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Examples of old lady in a Sentence

He cheated on his old lady. My old lady says I have to be home by eight.

First Known Use of old lady

1599, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of old lady was in 1599

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“Old lady.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/old%20lady. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of old lady

: someone's wife or girlfriend
: someone's mother

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