old man


Definition of old man

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1a : husband
b : father
2 capitalized : one in authority especially : commanding officer
3 : boyfriend especially : one with whom a woman cohabits


geographical name
Old·​man | \ ˈōld-mən How to pronounce Oldman (audio) \

Definition of Oldman (Entry 2 of 2)

river in southern Alberta, Canada, that rises in the Rocky Mountains near the border with British Columbia and flows 200 miles (320 kilometers) east to unite with the Bow River, forming the South Saskatchewan River

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Synonyms for old man

Synonyms: Noun

dad, daddy, father, pa, papa (also poppa), pater [chiefly British], pop, sire

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Examples of old man in a Sentence


I've been with my old man for 12 years now. I used to work with your old man.

First Known Use of old man


1673, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of old man was in 1673

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English Language Learners Definition of old man

: someone's husband or boyfriend
: someone's father

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