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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
References in classic literature ?
"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.
What a pair of diamond geezers standing up against the decimation of public services through Tory austerity, you might think.
At sporting events, during the playing of the National Anthem, old geezers remove their caps and stand up and sing without embarrassment.
DIAMOND GEEZERS (ITV, Thursday, 9pm) HATTON GARDENS lie in Holborn, London, and has been the centre of the capital's jewellery trade since medieval times when it took its name from Elizabeth I's Lord Chancellor, Sir Christopher Hatton.
us to ply DIAMOND GEEZERS Thu ITV 9pm This documentary introduces us to the colourful characters who ply their trade in Hatton Garden, London's jewellery quarter for more than 200 years.
On a positive note the three old dafties are releasing three fabulous women back I sat next to an elderly man - and yes these famous old geezers do fit into that category - the other day.
The 34th running of Stu's 30K next month will be a race for the ages, at least for the relay team that calls itself The Geezers and includes runners from 73 to 84, one of them the race founder.
Many of your best customers, enthusiastic gun collectors and shooters are getting older--and becoming, like myself, "gun geezers."
Let's get rid of the Public Employees Retirement System and retired greedy geezers. After all, we pay directly or indirectly for their benefits.
Geezers Milla, though, did nothing at club level and only came to global prominence when he dazzled for Cameroon in Italy at the age of 38.