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dirty old man

noun, Informal.
a mature or elderly man with lewd or obscene preoccupations.
Origin of dirty old man
1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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dirty old man

noun phrase

  1. A lecherous man, esp an elderly one; old goat (1930s+)
  2. A male homosexual whose partner is much younger than himself: Christopher is 20 years younger than Leo. He asks Leo to be his dirty old man (1960s+ Homosexuals)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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