dirty old man


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dirty old man

An older man who is deliberately outspoken when it comes to sexual topics, to the point of making others uncomfortable. Bob is always making lewd comments to the younger women at work. He's such a dirty old man.
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dirty old man

a lecherous old man. (Usually jocular.) Jimmy, what you call flirting will make some girls call you a dirty old man! What a terrible joke. You are a dirty old man!
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a ˌdirty old ˈman

(informal, disapproving) an older man who thinks too much about sex: Lots of dirty old men stood around looking at pornographic magazines.
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dirty old man

n. a lecherous old man. (Usually jocular.) What a terrible joke. You are a dirty old man!
See also: dirty, man, old
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It looks like I'm a dirty old man, for Christ's sake
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When I asked her to see a doctor, she said I was sick, a dirty old man.
QI DREAD Boxing Day as we always go to my aunt and uncle's house for tea - and he's a dirty old man.
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