(one's) old lady

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(one's) old lady

1. One's mother. We'll have to wait till my old lady is asleep before we take the car out. Yeah, I'm grounded—my old lady's pretty angry that I'm failing Algebra this semester. So, what did your old lady say? Can you stay out till midnight with us or what?
2. One's wife or female romantic partner. I'd better not stay for another drink, or my old lady will start to wonder where I am! His old lady gets pretty jealous when he spends time with his female friends. A: "Hey Chad, will your old lady let you play cards with us on Friday night?" B: "Very funny. But I do have to check with her."
See also: lady, old
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old lady

and old woman
1. n. (one’s) mother. (Mildly derogatory.) What time does your old lady get home?
2. n. (one’s) wife. My old woman doesn’t like for me to go out without her.
3. n. (one’s) girlfriend. My old lady and I are getting married next week.
See also: lady, old
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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