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geezer

slang An old man, often one who is odd or wacky. Is that old geezer still going on about his model train collection?

geezer

(ˈgizɚ)
1. n. a strange old man; a buzzard. He is a nice geezer, but a little talkative.
2. n. a drink of liquor. Toss down a geezer of this stuff and see how you like it.
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Old geezers hold the door open for the next person and always when walking make certain the lady is on the inside for her protection.
Geezer is expected to receive his Walk of Stars award from the Lord Mayor of Birmingham at half-time during the Villa v Burton match on February 3.
I consider explaining to Old Geezer that I'm less of a working men's club, joke merchant and more an existential character comic that mixes satire with silliness.
One player establishing himself as a geezer in the Spurs side is Christian Eriksen.
Godolphin are looking to St Leger runner-up The Geezer and Cherry Mix to improve their already impressive record in the Emirates Airline Yorkshire Cup on Friday week.
One who is not an old geezer with respect to his view of right and wrong.
Despite the generous support of youth, we gay geezer boomers are going to need all the nonprofit low-income housing we can get.
Meyer presents No Paltry Thing: Memoirs of a Geezer Dad, is the true-life story of a fifty-nine year old expectant father who, for lack of better options to raise with his latest progeny, chooses to quit his job in academia and become a full-time, stay-at-home dad.
around (in the place of "about"), awesome, ballpark figure, basically, basis ("on a weekly basis" in place of "weekly" and so on), bear with me, between a rock and a hard place, blue sky (thinking), boggles the mind, bottom line, crack troops, diamond geezer (that's a new one to this American who hasn't been in England for years), epicentre (used incorrectly), glass half full (or half empty), going forward, I hear what you're saying, in terms of, it's not rocket science, literally, move the goal-posts, ongoing, prioritise, pushing the envelope, singing from the same hymn sheet, the fact of the matter is, thinking outside the box, to be honest, to be perfectly honest, touch base, up to (in place of "about"), and value-added (in general use).
None of the geeks are yet household names, though some are likely to be in time, while the geezer list has many prominent names in industry and the arts -- architect Frank Gehry, newsman Mike Wallace, former basketball coach John Wooden, stockbroker Muriel Siebert.
He goes in for a book-length close-up, observing the geezer as he observes another geezer (this one by Tintoretto, the White-Bearded Man), a habit he has committed every other day for 30 years at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.
it scored big with the Social Security 'rescues' of 1977 and 1983, which cut benefits and raised payroll taxes [see Hess, Confessions of a Greedy Geezer,' April 2].
BLACK Sabbath legend Geezer Butler has revealed that he sometimes carried a flick knife when he was a teenager on the streets of Aston.
On Saturday, Terence - now better known as legendary Black Sabbath bass player Geezer Butler - was back on his beloved Villa Park turf to receive a Broad Street Walk of Stars award.