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1. A mildly disparaging term for (one's) mother. (Variant of "old lady.") One second, I need to ring my old woman and tell her where we're going after school.
2. (One's) girlfriend, wife, or romantic partner. Jane's always having to check in with her old woman whenever she comes with us on a night out. My old woman and I have been putting aside some savings for a vacation in the Bahamas this summer.
3. An exceptionally fussy, timid, circumspect, or anxious person, especially a woman. Ah, don't be such an old woman. Come out with us this Friday and live a little!
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old ˈwoman(informal, especially British English)
1 a person’s wife or mother: Give your old woman a surprise and take her out for a nice meal.
2 (disapproving) a man who worries about things that are not important: My boss is a real old woman. He gets so annoyed if I make even the smallest mistake.
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