Synonyms of old man in English:

old man


See definition of old man

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SYNONYMS

senior citizen, pensioner, OAP, elder, elderly man, grandfather

patriarch

Irish Scottish bodach

informal greybeard, gaffer, old codger, old boy, old chap, old geezer, old bloke, wrinkly

British informal buffer, josser

North American informal old coot

archaic grandsire, ancient

literary senex

ANTONYMS

youth, boy, young man

2‘her old man was away fighting’

SYNONYMS

husband, man

hubby, better half

British other half

humorous lord and master

archaic lord

3‘the old man's still on the bridge’

SYNONYMS

captain, owner, boss, employer, foreman, manager, overseer, superintendent, director, controller, head, headman, principal

head honcho

British gaffer, guv'nor

North American sachem