AskDefine | Define geezer

Dictionary Definition

geezer n : a man who is (usually) old and/or eccentric [syn: bloke]

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Pronunciation

Noun

  1. An informal term for a male person, in the U.S. usually an older person, sometimes slightly derogatory.
  2. A device for boiling water for domestic use (heating, washing) in UK (USA and Canada use boiler).

Translations

An informal term for a male person
A device for boiling water for domestic use

See also

Extensive Definition

Geezer is a term for a man. In North America, it carries the connotation of an old person.
Geezer may also refer to:
  • Geezer Butler, the founding bassist for Black Sabbath
  • GZR, one of three different names used by Geezer Butler's heavy metal band
  • Kieran McGeeney, manager of the Kildare senior football team
  • A character in The Beezer

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Father Time, Methuselah, Nestor, Old Paar, centenarian, dotard, elder, gaffer, golden-ager, gramps, grandfather, grandsire, graybeard, nonagenarian, octogenarian, old chap, old codger, old dog, old duffer, old geezer, old gent, old gentleman, old man, old party, old-timer, older, oldster, pantaloon, patriarch, presbyter, senior citizen, septuagenarian, sexagenarian, the quiet-voiced elders, venerable sir, veteran
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