Definition of old woman in English:
1An elderly female person.
- After three solid poundings, the door slowly creaked open to reveal an elderly old woman.
- He zeroes in on the face of an old woman, showing that the weak and elderly are victims too.
- Even children and old women and old men wanted to go.
1.1 (one's old woman) informal A person’s mother or a man’s wife or girlfriend: he shed many tears over his old woman
More example sentences
- So he went back home and asked his old woman whether there was any bread.
- You'd much better not be swilling vodka, you fool, but taking pity on your old woman instead of falling at my feet.
- When he had come home yesterday evening, a little drunk as usual, and from long-established habit had begun swearing and shaking his fists, his old woman had looked at her rowdy spouse as she had never looked at him before.
North American informalmom, mommy
- Example sentences
- London Fashion Week is pretty old-womanish really, it's for the really wealthy fashion victims.
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