old-timer

noun old-tim·er \ ˈōl(d)-ˈtī-mər , -ˌtī-mər \

Definition of old-timer

1 a : veteran
b : oldster
2 : something that is old-fashioned : antique

First Known Use of old-timer

1856

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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OLD-TIMER Defined for English Language Learners

old-timer

Definition of old-timer for English Language Learners

  • : a person who has a lot of experience : someone who has been a member of a company or organization for a long time

  • : an old person


OLD-TIMER Defined for Kids

old-timer

noun old-tim·er \ ˈōld-ˈtī-mər \

Definition of old-timer for Students

1 : a person who has been part of an organization (as a business) for a long time
2 : an old person


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