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Noun: old man  ówld man
  1. A man who is very old
    - greybeard [Brit, Cdn], graybeard [US], Methuselah
     
  2. A familiar term of address for a man
    - old boy
     
  3. [informal] An informal term for your father
     
  4. Aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe
    - common wormwood, absinthe, lad's love, Artemisia absinthium
     
  5. [slang] Boss

Derived forms: old men

Type of: adult male, begetter [archaic], boss, bozo [N. Amer, informal], cat [N. Amer, informal], chappie [Brit, informal], da [dialect, informal], dad [informal], dada [informal], daddy [informal], dysphemism, father, geezer [Brit, informal], golden ager [N. Amer, informal], guy [informal], hirer, hombre [N. Amer, informal], male parent, man, old person, oldster [N. Amer, informal], pa [informal], papa [informal], pappa [informal], pappy [informal], pop [informal], poppa [N. Amer, informal], senior citizen, sod [Brit, informal], wormwood

Part of: absinth, absinthe, genus Artemisia

Encyclopedia: Old man