old codger


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n old codger used affectionately to refer to an eccentric but amusing old man
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In literature:

I'm a serious old codger this afternoon, am I not?
"Rosemary" by Josephine Lawrence
He was a crusty old codger always engaged in half-a-dozen lawsuits.
"Just Patty" by Jean Webster
Rovol's a slow and thoughtful old codger, and with his accumulation of knowledge it looks like I'd be the same way.
"Skylark Three" by Edward Elmer Smith
Bad times for you, old codger, heh!
"Jacob Faithful" by Captain Frederick Marryat
As I say, I have not lost anything, and I am a useless old codger, anyhow.
"The Pleasant Street Partnership" by Mary F. Leonard
The old codger in stone did not budge.
"Bouvard and Pécuchet" by Gustave Flaubert
The old codger understood.
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
Queer old codger, Barton.
"The Wall Street Girl" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
Take another view, and consider what a fine chance you'd have had to meet her if that old codger hadn't turned scamp off there in Azuria!
"Wings of the Wind" by Credo Harris
Two old codgers, head to head, were bragging laboriously of their prowess as cooks.
"Gold" by Stewart White

In news:

Woes of the Old Codger Hunting and Fishing Club.
The co-founders of the Old Codger Hunting and Fishing Club opened the 2012 muzzleloader deer season in a blind panic.
Two old codgers decided to make a trip to California.