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old trout

rude slang A curmudgeonly old lady. Primarily heard in UK. Eh, the things she says don't really bother me—she's just a harmless old trout, so I just ignore her when I pass by her house.
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old trout

an unattractive or bad-tempered old woman. informal
1972 Victor Canning . The Rainbird Pattern She wasn't such a bad old trout. For all her money and position, life hadn't been all good to her.
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old trout

Chiefly British Offensive Slang
An elderly woman.
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While it's good news for jilted lovers who might have ended up marrying an old trout, it's bad news for us who like a fish supper.
People might not know she was actually a bit of an old trout, impatient and domineering and spurred on by a religious zeal.
Could an Old Trout Puppet Workshop or a Theatre Smith-Gilmour even happen in Atlantic Canada?
Been here for ages and all I've caught is an old trout.' Since that's an extremely cheap joke, there will be extremely cheap prizes for the best printable entries to the usual addresses.
My favourite bit was the tour of his flat where he showed off a picture of him posing with an old trout.
Is it (a) that an old trout who's never worked a day boasts five homes because she married two rich men' (b) that it's costing us millions to rig up a home she never visits' (c) that if the Palace are lying about her real cost, what other figures are they lying about' (d) that a woman who's probably only been to Cornwall twice in her life now sounds like she owns it' or (e) that there are still millions of people in this country who can't see through the obscenity of it all, and just want gawd to bless 'em?
But by Thursday the Simply Red singer had swapped his new bird for an old trout in Donegal.
Sorry, an old trout who spends half her life in California and the South of France, a failed MP/daytime TV host who recharges his batteries in his Spanish holiday home, and an eccentric buffoon who has spent the vast majority of his life on Mars.
Although the pictures are no stranger to the airbrush, Carole does manages to pull off looking extremely sexy, whereas Anne Robinson could have all the make up, face lifts and airbrushing in the world and would unfortunately still look like an old trout.
If there are plenty of fish in the sea, how come that shark Richard Hillman is marrying an old trout like Gail Platt with her school of little minnows in tow.