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old man

noun as in father or husband

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He didn’t do that this time, which, I’m glad, because he is an old man now.

Business magazine Caixin reported that in one district of Shijiazhuang, an old man was tied to a tree after venturing out to buy cigarettes, prompting the suspension of local officials.

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People at NORAD then determine whether a new object is a threat — or if it’s just a magical old man with a load of presents.

A 41-year old man in Phoenix needs someone to help him get to the bathroom at night.

His old man lived alone and worked at a college three hours from us.

Like his old man, he keeps it reined in, but when talking about fishing, a true regret seeps out.

But maybe you have to start somewhere else — with Lamont Waltman Marvin, Monty, his father, the Chief, the old man.

“The youngest old man any of us knows,” an unnamed friend of Atlantic Publisher David Bradley said of Hughes.

But as an old man, he became proprietor of a palace fit for a king—one he built stone-by-stone with his own two hands.

The name of the film refers to a story of an old man who watched and recorded the movements of the stars for 25 years.

Davy looked around and saw an old man coming toward them across the lawn.

The old man seemed to be greatly agitated, and hurriedly whispering, "We thought you were never coming, sir!"

Then a fat, untidy old man appeared in the doorway of a cubicle within the shop, and Edwin Clayhanger blushed.

As Felipe approached, the old man's face beamed with pleasure, and he came forward totteringly, leaning on a staff in each hand.

The General in command of the station was a feeble old man, suffering from senile decay.


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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to old man, such as: dad, father, husband, boyfriend, other half, and lover.

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