old man

old man

noun Informal.
1.
a father, usually one's own: His old man's letting him have the car for the prom.
2.
a husband: The office is giving my old man a retirement party.
3.
a boyfriend or male lover, especially a male lover with whom one cohabits.
4.
(sometimes initial capital letters) a person in a position of authority, especially an employer or a commanding officer: The Old Man has ordered an inspection for Saturday morning.
5.
(used affectionately in addressing a man).
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old man
 
n
1.  father an informal term for husband
2.  informal (sometimes capitals) a man in command, such as an employer, foreman, or captain of a ship
3.  facetious sometimes an affectionate term used in addressing a man
4.  another name for southernwood
5.  informal (Austral)
 a.  an adult male kangaroo
 b.  (as modifier) very large
6.  Christianity the unregenerate aspect of human nature

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