Definition of Old-timer

1. Noun. An experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service.

Exact synonyms: Old Hand, Old Stager, Oldtimer, Stager, Veteran, Warhorse
Generic synonyms: Expert
Derivative terms: Veteran



2. Noun. An elderly man.
Exact synonyms: Antique, Gaffer, Old Geezer, Oldtimer
Generic synonyms: Graybeard, Greybeard, Methuselah, Old Man
Derivative terms: Antique

Definition of Old-timer

1. Noun. One who has been around for a long time or has a great deal of experience; a veteran. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Old-timer

old-hat(p)
old-line
old-maid's bonnet
old-maidish
old-maidism
old-maidisms
old-man
old-man-of-the-woods
old-men
old-oil
old-school
old-sweat
old-sweats
old-time
old-time country
old-timer (current term)
old-timers
old-timey
old-timy
old-womanish
old-world
old age
old age pension
old as the hills
old bag
old ball
old bean
old boy

Literary usage of Old-timer

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1. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1898)
"OLD TIMER. The question of food supply for sportsmen and prospectors, as for soldiers, is one of great importance; yet wholesomeness, ..."

2. Old Mexico and Her Lost Provinces: A Journey in Mexico, Southern California by William Henry Bishop (1883)
"... and of the wild administration of justice in early times, when offenders were occasionally executed first and sentenced afterward. AN old-timer. ..."

3. Rhymes of a Homesteader by Elliott Curtis Lincoln (1920)
"The Old-Timer Remarks- THERE'S fellers that take to this "uplift" stuff Like kids to a bran-new game, But I never wus raised on no blame pink teas, ..."

4. Mexico, California and Arizona: Being a New and Revised Edition of Old by William Henry Bishop (1889)
"... and of the wild administration of justice in early times, when offenders were occasionally executed first and sentenced afterward. AN old-timer. ..."

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