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1. Slang One's father.
2. Slang One's husband or boyfriend.
a. A man in authority; a boss.
b. often Old Man The commanding officer, especially of a US naval vessel.
4. See southernwood.
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2. (sometimes capitals) informal a man in command, such as an employer, foreman, or captain of a ship
3. sometimes facetious an affectionate term used in addressing a man
4. (Plants) another name for southernwood
a. an adult male kangaroo
b. (as modifier) very large
6. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity the unregenerate aspect of human nature
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1. one's father.
2. one's husband.
3. one's boyfriend or male lover.
4. (sometimes caps.) a person in authority, as an employer or a commanding officer (prec. by the).
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|Noun||1.||old man - a man who is very old |
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
patriarch - a man who is older and higher in rank than yourself
|2.||old man - a familiar term of address for a man|
|3.||old man - an informal term for your father|
dysphemism - an offensive or disparaging expression that is substituted for an inoffensive one; "his favorite dysphemism was to ask for axle grease when he wanted butter"
|4.||old man - aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe|
genus Artemisia - usually aromatic shrubs or herbs of north temperate regions and South Africa and western South America: wormwood; sagebrush; mugwort; tarragon
wormwood - any of several low composite herbs of the genera Artemisia or Seriphidium
|5.||old man - (slang) boss|
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
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1. senior citizen, grandfather (slang), patriarch, old age pensioner, old person, old-timer (U.S.), elder, elder statesman, wrinkly (informal), old codger (informal), old stager, greybeard, coffin-dodger (slang), oldster (informal), O.A.P. (Brit.) a wizened, bent-over old man
2. (Informal) father, pop (informal), dad (informal), daddy (informal), pa (informal), old boy (informal), papa (old-fashioned informal), pater, paterfamilias My old man used to work down the mines.
3. husband, man (informal), partner, mate, squeeze (informal), spouse, significant other (U.S. informal), better half (humorous), bidie-in (Scot.) Luckily for me her old man was otherwise engaged.
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