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Definition 1: an informal term for your father - [noun denoting person]

(old man is a kind of ...) 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"

(old man is a kind of ...) a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)

"his father was born in Atlanta"

Definition 2: a man who is very old - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for old man in the sense of this definition

(old man is a kind of ...) an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

"there were two women and six men on the bus"

(old man is a kind of ...) an elderly person

(... is a kind of old man ) used affectionately to refer to an eccentric but amusing old man

(... is a kind of old man ) an elderly man

(... is a kind of old man ) a man who is older and higher in rank than yourself

Definition 3: a familiar term of address for a man - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for old man in the sense of this definition

(old man is a kind of ...) an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

"there were two women and six men on the bus"

Definition 4: (slang) boss - [noun denoting person]

(old man is a kind of ...) a person responsible for hiring workers

"the boss hired three more men for the new job"

(old man belongs to a domain located in ...) 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

(old man is used in the usage domain ...) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

"they don't speak our lingo"

Definition 5: aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for old man in the sense of this definition

(old man is a kind of ...) any of several low composite herbs of the genera Artemisia or Seriphidium

(... is a member of old man) usually aromatic shrubs or herbs of north temperate regions and South Africa and western South America: wormwood; sagebrush; mugwort; tarragon

(... is made of the substance old man) strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise

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