old man

Primary Meanings of old man

1.
n
a man who is very old
2.
n
aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe
3.
n
(slang) boss
Full Definitions of old man
1

n a man who is very old

Synonyms:
Methuselah, graybeard, greybeard
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

n a familiar term of address for a man

Synonyms:
old boy
Type of:
adult male, man
an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

n an informal term for your father

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)
2

n 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
Type of:
wormwood
any of several low composite herbs of the genera Artemisia or Seriphidium
3

n (slang) boss

Type of:
boss, hirer
a person responsible for hiring workers

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