old codger

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Noun1.old codger - used affectionately to refer to an eccentric but amusing old manold codger - used affectionately to refer to an eccentric but amusing old man
graybeard, greybeard, old man, Methuselah - a man who is very old
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The old codger agreed to leave the final decision to you when we caught up with you.
The old codger goes down the Yukon with us, stack on that, my hearty
If an old codger like that can handle one plow, I can handle two.
I was going to tell you how many unmistakeable admirers I had:- Sir Thomas Ashby was one,--Sir Hugh Meltham and Sir Broadley Wilson are old codgers, only fit companions for papa and mamma.
Why, I am a boy, sir, to half a dozen old codgers here
BEWARE of Mr (Ginger) Baker, an incredible portrayal of the irritable old codger that ended with the Cream drummer breaking director Jay Bulger's nose with his cane when he realised the film would feature other people.
HARRY BROWN C5 10PM Old codger Michael Caine (above) stands up to a gang of hoodies on a South London sink estate.
Mind you, the old codger has just suffered a spell in hospital with a broken ankle, and while Mick would happily leave him to his own devices, it's his sister Tina who insists they help Stan recuperate.
Back in January, after four days of experiencing a pain in my left leg that I thought came from stretching while painting my bathroom, I finally faced my GP to inquire on a remedy for this old codger so I could continue my decorating activities and put a smile on the face of my better half.
Oxford's best chance of a win seems to lie with Richard Baker's OLD CODGER who tackles the Puppy event at 4.
At the risk of sounding like an old codger, I feel duty bound to make the following comment: "They don't make 'em like they used to.
Norris Cole--the camp as-Christmas old codger who works at Weatherfield convenience store The Kabin--took a break from his customary 'bulldog chewing a wasp' shtick to remark that he "knew it was a mistake taking The Grocer to bed"--much to the consternation of half brother Ramsay Clegg (played, fittingly, by Andrew Sachs).