Definition of codger in English:


Line breaks: cod¦ger
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒdʒə


informal , derogatory
An elderly man: old codgers harping on about yesteryear
More example sentences
  • George Jackson successfully defended his seniors championship for old codgers over the age of fifty.
  • Geezers and codgers well remember how the first steel shafts were painted yellow or brown to resemble hickory.
  • The younger punters want to check out whether these old codgers deserve legendary status.


mid 18th century: perhaps a variant of cadger (see cadge).

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