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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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One of the events the festival officer is most looking forward to - and something of an exclusive - is the appearance of the renowned Canadian group Old Trout Puppet Company.
The Old Trout Puppet Company are putting on a show, titled Ignorance, about the evolution of happiness.
And that's the sight of old trout Gail Platt approaching and cackling that she's going to be a grannie again.
I knew I was the subject of hilarious exchanges by the frequent repetition of "the old trout" or occasionally the slightly more affectionate "the poor old trout" - as in "the poor old trout has got the sniffles".
The Old Trout Puppet Workshop's The Erotic Anguish of Don Juan, fulfilling my yearly quota of at least one production featuring puppets with genitalia.
OLD Trout Pout is back with a very personal look at cosmetic surgery and its dangers.
This woman could make Kate Moss feel like an ugly old trout.
Elsewhere trampy old trout Liz goes all out to prove to everyone that she's serious about her marriage to Vernon.
Having seen the old trout in her swimming costume, I imagine the readers of Playboy - does it have "readers"?
Nevertheless, they have had the old trout back for a second spell.
Been here for ages and all I've caught is an old trout.
The result is Neil Mullarkey as a wonderful old trout who would terrify the life out of any hot-blooded male.
With the downfall of that gullible old trout Gail played as much for laughs as gigolo con man Lewis made off with her PS40,000 and self-respect, there now comes a more serious turn of events in the household.
People might not know she was actually a bit of an old trout, impatient and domineering and spurred on by a religious zeal.
So the very fact she's now bleating about being badly advised reminds us what a hypocritical old trout she really is.