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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He didn't like Harris and asserted that he was a "dirty old man".
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She thinks I'm a dirty old man (at 74), but you know I'm right, don't you?