old timer

old timer
Synonyms and related words:
Father Time, Methuselah, Nestor, Old Paar, ancient, antediluvian, antique, back number, centenarian, conservative, dad, dodo, dotard, elder, fogy, fossil, fud, fuddy-duddy, gaffer, geezer, golden-ager, gramps, grandfather, grandsire, granny, graybeard, has-been, longhair, matriarch, mid-Victorian, mossback, nonagenarian, octogenarian, old believer, old campaigner, old chap, old codger, old crock, old dodo, old dog, old duffer, old fogy, old geezer, old gent, old gentleman, old hand, old liner, old man, old party, old poop, old pro, old salt, old sea dog, old woman, older, oldster, pantaloon, patriarch, pop, pops, presbyter, reactionary, regular old fogy, relic, salt, seasoned veteran, senior, senior citizen, septuagenarian, sexagenarian, shellback, square, starets, the quiet-voiced elders, traditionalist, venerable sir, vet, veteran, war-horse

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • old-timer — old timers 1) N COUNT If you refer to someone as an old timer, you mean that he or she has been living in a particular place or doing a particular job for a long time. [INFORMAL] The old timers and established families clutched the reins of power …   English dictionary

  • old-timer — [n] elderly person fossil*, geezer*, golden ager, gramps*, mossback, old dog*, old hand, old soldier, senior, veteran, war horse; concept 424 …   New thesaurus

  • old-timer — [ōld′tīm′ər, tīm΄mər] n. Informal 1. a person who has been a resident, employee, member, etc. for a long time ☆ 2. a person who is old fashioned ☆ 3. an old or elderly person; oldster …   English World dictionary

  • old-timer — noun count 1. ) someone who has a lot of knowledge and experience because they have been doing something for a long time: The company s work force consisted mainly of old timers. 2. ) AMERICAN an old man …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Old-timer — may refer to: A veteran An elderly person An antique or classic car in Dutch and German as a legal definition (written unhyphenated) Oldtimers (Pern), a group of dragonriders in the fantasy fiction series Dragonriders of Pern A line of knives… …   Wikipedia

  • old timer — n 1.) someone who has been doing a job or living in a place for a long time and knows a lot about it 2.) especially AmE an old man …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • old-timer — ► NOUN informal ▪ a very experienced or long serving person …   English terms dictionary

  • old-timer — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms old timer : singular old timer plural old timers 1) someone who has a lot of knowledge and experience because they have been doing something for a long time 2) American an old man …   English dictionary

  • old-timer — n. an old person; an old man. (Also a term of address.) □ Hey, old timer, how’s it going? □ Ask that old timer over there if it has always been this bad around here …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • old-timer — {n.} An old person who remembers bygone days, matters, and personalities. * /There was an old timer at the party who told us interesting details about World War II./ Contrast: OLD GUARD, OLD HAND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • old-timer — {n.} An old person who remembers bygone days, matters, and personalities. * /There was an old timer at the party who told us interesting details about World War II./ Contrast: OLD GUARD, OLD HAND …   Dictionary of American idioms

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