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Definition of "old-timer" []

  • An elderly person. (noun)
  • A person with considerable tenure or experience in a given place or activity; a veteran. (noun)
  • Informal Something very old or antiquated. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "old-timer" in a sentence
  • ""Well, if it isn't the Milky Way," the old-timer scoffed as he looked at my game account."
  • "Ripped from the headlines "There will come a Monday," the old-timer muttered, his gaze shifting briefly..."
  • "The old-timer smiled, or something close to a smile."