old man

noun

Definition of old man

  1. 1a :  husbandb :  father

  2. 2 capitalized :  one in authority; especially :  commanding officer

  3. 3 :  boyfriend; especially :  one with whom a woman cohabits

Examples of old man in a sentence

  1. I've been with my old man for 12 years now.

  2. I used to work with your old man.

1673

First Known Use of old man

1673


OLD MAN Defined for English Language Learners

old man

noun

Definition of old man for English Language Learners

  • : someone's husband or boyfriend

  • : someone's father



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