- 1British A former male student of a school or college: an old boy of Banbury County SchoolMore example sentences
- Two distinguished old boys of Winchester College received a rousing reception from present students on Friday.
- The Geelong Amateur Football Club was conceived in 1926 as the club for old boys of Geelong College and Geelong Grammar.
- Having spent three nights on Dublin streets, the old boys of Belvedere College reported a record charity collection.
- 1.1A former male member of a sports team or company: the White Hart Lane old boy squared the ball to present an easy chance from 12 yardsMore example sentences
- Madanayake, an old boy of Kingswood Kandy led the team with much success.
- Due to the K.O. ‘A’ div. tournament beginning shortly some of the old boys playing for their respective clubs will not be touring.
- Hatters old boy Kevin Cooper came back to haunt Stockport as Wimbledon ran out 2-1 winners at Edgeley Park.
- 2 • informal An elderly man: he slipped a shilling into the old boy’s palmMore example sentences
- That provincial England closed at nightfall, save for two bingo halls and some old boys playing dominoes in the snug.
- You might not want so much detail but Montgomery was later a Roslyn Heights, Long Island neighbor of mine so I feel the old boy deserves some ink from me.
- Just before we began, the old boy who was firing the luminous plastic targets, wanders past me and says bashfully ‘I think you've got the wrong eye closed’.
- 2.1chiefly British An affectionate form of address to a boy or man: ‘Look here, old boy,’ he saidMore example sentences
- A useful word, which may be used when someone fails to remember your name: ‘That's OK, old boy, we all tartle at some time or other.’
- ‘Being heroic was never in my reasoning, old boy,’ he insists.
- Well, what the deuce are you waiting for, old boy?
More definitions of old boyDefinition of old boy in:
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