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old man

Translation of old man in Spanish:


  • 1my/her old man
    (father) mi/su viejo [colloquial]
    (husband) mi/su marido
    mi/su viejo (Mexico) [colloquial]
  • 2 (boss) the old man
    el jefe or patrón
  • 3 (esp British English) [dated]
    (as form of address)
    viejo [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • When asked by a policeman why he did it he replied, ‘sheer high spirits, old man.’
    • Between you and me, old man, I'm glad they got me before it went any further.
    • Well, they are your patrons, old man, so they do have some right to demand work from you.
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