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.--Here, feel my head here.
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Black Sabbath members Geezer Butler and Tony Iommi at the Home of Metal exhibition at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Two years after his legendary band called it a day, Sabbath stalwart Geezer Butler was back in action.
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Two of the band's founder members - guitarist Tony Iommi and bass player Geezer Butler - will be arriving by narrowboat for the event.
Yes, I run a geezer throughout the year and I cook at home as well so I do not understand why this month my bill ran up to Rs1,380.
I'm not au Danny Dyer's I gather he's geezer who good "swears But before she joins an Abba tribute band, maybe I, too, should take more of an interest in my own ancestry and family tree.
'Geezer' (right) saw the changes up close yesterday for the first time as his team thrashed St Mary's by 6-17 to 1-7 in a McKenna Cup clash at Crossmaglen.