(one's) old man

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(one's) old man

1. One's father. We'll have to wait till my old man is asleep before we take the car out.
2. One's husband or male romantic partner. I'd better not stay for another drink, or my old man will start to wonder where I am! Her old man gets pretty jealous when she spends time with her male friends.
See also: man, old
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

old ˈman

(informal) a person’s husband or father: I go to see my old man every month. He’s 77 now, you know.Ask your old man if he can mend it.
See also: man, old
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

old man

1. n. (one’s) father. What time does your old man get home?
2. n. (one’s) husband. My old man is sick and can’t come with me.
3. n. (one’s) boyfriend. I got my old man to take me to see that movie I told you about.
4. and the old man n. the boss; a high-ranking officer. (Always with the in this sense.) The old man says do it, so you had better do it.
See also: man, 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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Your old man is taking you and your mom out to cut the tree.
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Your old man unwinds the snot-rag and looks down at the gash in the fleshy part of his hand.
When your old man takes another whack at the tree the ax handle slides out of his hands.
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Your old man shoulders open the truck door, takes the ax out of the bed of the truck, and runs back into the woods.
Your old man jumps in the truck and you all drive off.
Back home your old man turns the big gap in the crown toward the corner of the room, then goes out to the shed.