old-timer

This page is about the slang term old-timer.

Meaning: an old person

For example:

  • The bowling club attracts a lot of old-timers, but they get a few younger people coming along as well.

  • My son says supermarkets should have special check-out lanes for old-timers so other people don't get stuck behind them when they take ages to find their glasses and then check everything on the receipt.

Quick Quiz:

There were a lot of old-timers there

a. break-dancing and spinning on their backs

b. doing wicked skateboard moves and BMX tricks

c. dancing cheek-to-cheek with their partners

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Contributor: Matt Errey