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old-timer

1. A person who is older in age. Often used as a term of address. Hey, old-timer—let me help you carry those! There are a few old-timers who come into the restaurant every morning like clockwork.
2. Someone who has a lot of experience in some activity, field, or profession (whether or not they are actually elderly). Often used as a term of address. I'm giving you a desk next to Martin. He's an old-timer in the company, and he'll help show you the ropes.

two-timer

One who has sexual relations with someone other than their romantic partner. After I found out that Jed had been sleeping with the woman next door, I packed up my bags and divorced that two-timer as quickly as I could. My last girlfriend turned out to be a two-timer, so I know how hurtful it can be.

old-timer

n. an old person; an old man. (Also a term of address.) Ask that old-timer over there if it has always been this bad around here.

two-timer

n. one who deceives one’s lover. Sam just isn’t my idea of the typical two-timer.
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[USA], Nov 1 ( ANI ): Traffic signal countdown timers are helping in keeping young drivers safe on the road, a recent study has revealed.
Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Racine Zoo are two of the major local organizations that Timer's works within the community, and the company has held cigar dinners and golf outings for the organizations.
Start the timer, throttle back to descend, report your position.
The IP-based SPT design also simplifies integration of the timer network.
This is a basic timer. It operates quite simply and doesn't have the overrun feature.
A transparent microtube (13) was connected along the tube for checking the water level within the timer, forming communicating channels; the transparent microtube and the timer had the same water level.
Zaid Al-Hamzi, official spokesman for the department, said the digital timers allow motorists to estimate the time between "green" and "red" lights.
"The recent launch 01 the embedded timer has helped to drive interest and led to substantial coverage in both the mainstream press and trade journals."
A Rather than reinvent the wheel, check out the "astronomical" timers in the list below ($35 and up).
-- Thrifty White Pharmacy has introduced the Rx Timer Cap to improve medication adherence.
I AM partially sighted and my large kitchen wall timer (around 9in diameter) has broken.
For handgunners, raining without a timer is like training without a target.
Forced Choice Sara * Currently pursuing her PhD, in the hope of becoming a full timer, since she enjoys teaching a lot.
LOWER DIR, December 19, 2009 (Balochistan Times ): The victims of Fridays suicide blast in Timer Gira were laid to rest in their native areas on Saturday.
LOWER DIR, December 19, 2009 (Frontier Star ): The victims of Friday's suicide blast in Timer Gira were laid to rest in their native areas on Saturday.