old man

Definitions of old man
  1. noun
    a man who is very old
    synonyms: Methuselah, graybeard, greybeard
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    types:
    codger, old codger
    used affectionately to refer to an eccentric but amusing old man
    antique, gaffer, old geezer, old-timer, oldtimer
    an elderly man
    patriarch
    a man who is older and higher in rank than yourself
    type of:
    adult male, man
    an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    golden ager, old person, oldster, senior citizen
    an elderly person
  2. noun
    a familiar term of address for a man
    synonyms: old boy
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    type of:
    adult male, man
    an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
  3. noun
    an informal term for your father
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    type of:
    dysphemism
    an offensive or disparaging expression that is substituted for an inoffensive one
    begetter, father, male parent
    a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
  4. noun
    aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe
    synonyms: Artemisia absinthium, absinthe, common wormwood, lad's love
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    type of:
    wormwood
    any of several low composite herbs of the genera Artemisia or Seriphidium
  5. noun
    (slang) boss
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    type of:
    boss, hirer
    a person responsible for hiring workers
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