geezer


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gee·zer

 (gē′zər)
n. Derogatory
An old person, especially an eccentric old man.

[Probably alteration of dialectal guiser, mummer, masquerader, person who looks odd or acts strangely, from Middle English gysar, from gysen, to dress, from gyse, guise, fashion; see guise.]

geezer

(ˈɡiːzə)
n
a man
[C19: probably from dialect pronunciation of guiser, from guise + -er1]

gee•zer

(ˈgi zər)

n. Slang.
an eccentric elderly man.
[1880–85; variant of guiser (see guise (v.), -er1), representing dial. pronoun]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.geezer - a man who is (usually) old and/or eccentricgeezer - a man who is (usually) old and/or eccentric
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"

geezer

noun man, guy (informal), male, gentleman, bloke (Brit. informal), chap (informal) an old bald geezer in a raincoat
Translations

geezer

[ˈgiːzəʳ] N (Brit) (= fellow) → tío m, colega
(old) geezerviejo m, tío m viejo

geezer

[ˈgiːzər] n (British)mec m Geiger counter [ˈgaɪgərkaʊntər] ncompteur m Geiger

geezer

n (inf)Typ m (inf), → Kerl m (inf); old geezerOpa m (inf)

geezer

[ˈgiːzəʳ] n (Brit) (fam) → tizio
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Leastwise, thirty years ago, when I was in Honolulu, I met a man, an old geezer, who claimed he'd been a harpooner on a whaleship sunk by a whale off the coast of South America.
If he ain't got a couple of knuckles broke in the left hand I'm a geezer.
GEEZER Butler shares Tony's view of how Aston's roughness polished them into diamonds.
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I guess I am labelled an old geezer now but I am proud of that name as I used to be proud of Huddersfield.
He's like a geezer in charge of a stag do, right up to his departure call of "Let's get on that f***ing boat".
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I mean, how would you react if someone said "Ah've just been down the vapour to give the geezer the sausage for the haddock?
Bassist Geezer Butler is good friends with Hollywood actor Tom Hanks, having bonded over their mutual love for Premier League strugglers Aston Villa, sometimes attending games together.