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Meaning of OLD MAN

Pronunciation:  owld mân

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a familiar term of address for a man
  2. [n]  informal term for your father
  3. [n]  a man who is very old
  4. [n]  (American slang) boss
  5. [n]  aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe
 Synonyms: absinthe, Artemisia absinthium, common wormwood, graybeard, greybeard, lad's love, Methuselah, old boy
 See Also: absinth, adult male, antique, begetter, boss, codger, father, gaffer, genus Artemisia, hirer, male parent, man, mossback, old codger, old geezer, old person, oldster, oldtimer, old-timer, patriarch, senior citizen, wormwood



Thesaurus Terms
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