old man

1. a man who is very old (Freq. 38)
Syn: ↑greybeard, ↑graybeard, ↑Methuselah
Hypernyms: ↑oldster, ↑old person, ↑senior citizen, ↑golden ager, ↑man, ↑adult male
2. a familiar term of address for a man (Freq. 3)
Syn: ↑old boy
Hypernyms: ↑man, ↑adult male
3. an informal term for your father (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms: ↑father, ↑male parent, ↑begetter, ↑dysphemism
4. aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe
Hypernyms: ↑wormwood
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Artemisia
Substance Holonyms: ↑absinth, ↑absinthe
5. (slang) boss
Usage Domain:
slang, ↑cant, ↑jargon, ↑lingo, ↑argot, ↑patois, ↑vernacular
Hypernyms: ↑boss, ↑hirer

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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