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an old fuddy, duddyOne Whom Remains Stilted, Unwilling to React in an Up To The Moment Attitude; Dwells in the Past. Rejects modern approaches.Rate it:

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same old same oldA familiar, uninteresting, or tedious situation, activity, narrative, or set of facts.Rate it:

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old saltA seasoned sailor, especially one who is hardy and forthright in manner.Rate it:

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good old boyA friendly, unambitious, relatively uneducated, sometimes racially biased white man who embodies the stereotype of the folksy culture of the rural southern USA.Rate it:

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play old harryBlenkiron and I have been moving in the best circles as skilled American engineers who are going to play Old Harry with the British on the Tigris. — John Buchan, "Greenmantle", 1916..Rate it:

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any oldUsed other than as an idiom: see any, old.Rate it:

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any oldAny, absolutely any, any typical, a run-of-the-mill.Rate it:

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any old nook or crannyAlternative form of any nook or cranny.Rate it:

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any old thinganything at allRate it:

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big oldEmphatically or impressively big; really big.Rate it:

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chip off the old blockSomeone who takes after their parent.Rate it:

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dirty old manAn adult male - usually middle-aged or elderly - who acts in a lecherous or lewd manner.Rate it:

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every old nook and crannyAlternative form of every nook and cranny.Rate it:

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for old times' sakeAn appeal to the nostalgia of prior experiences to convince someone to do something.Rate it:

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for old times' sakesAlternative form of for old times' sake.Rate it:

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give it the old college tryAn American Expression'; Give It The Traditional College Student's Focused, Determined Attempt Toward Achieving The Goal!Rate it:

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give someone the old heave-hoAlternative form of give somebody the heave-ho.Rate it:

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good old boyA male friend or chum, especially a schoolmate; a man with an established network of friends who assist one another in social and business situations; a decent, dependable fellow.Rate it:

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little oldUsed other than as an idiom: see little, old.Rate it:

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little oldEmphatically, affectionately, or humorously little; ordinary or harmless (especially when trying to downplay the importance of something).Rate it:

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money for old ropeMoney exchanged for goods of low value.Rate it:

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old as the hillsExtremely old.Rate it:

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old baileycentral criminal courtRate it:

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old billpoliceRate it:

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old boy networkA presumed unacknowledged system of association between childhood friends (especially those at school or university together), used for mutual assistance or favouritism.Rate it:

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old chestnutA well-worn story.Rate it:

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old college tryA vigorous, committed attempt or effort.Rate it:

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old enough to voteUsed other than as an idiom.Rate it:

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old enough to voteold, decrepit.Rate it:

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old fartAn elderly person who holds views that are considered old-fashioned.Rate it:

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old flameA previous girlfriend or boyfriend; a former romantic partner, especially one for whom one still has romantic feelings.Rate it:

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old fogeyOld person.Rate it:

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old habits die hardExisting habits are hard to change.Rate it:

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old handA person who is experienced at a certain activity.Rate it:

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old hatSomething uninteresting, hackneyed, or passé due to overuse or long-standing familiarity..Rate it:

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old hatSomething widely or long practiced, known, or accepted; something conventional.Rate it:

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old hatSomething with which one is very familiar, or in which one is experienced or skilled.Rate it:

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old maidcard gameRate it:

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old mastersgreat paintersRate it:

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old moneyFamilies that have been wealthy for generations or members of such families.Rate it:

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old moneyThe imperial system of measurement, as opposed to the metric system.Rate it:

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old moneyThe monetary system used in the United Kingdom before decimalisation and consisting of pounds, shillings, and pence.Rate it:

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old sawA cliché, saying, or overused expression; especially a proverb or maxim.Rate it:

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old schoolCharacteristic of a style, outlook, or method employed in a former era, remembered either as inferior to the current style, or alternately, remembered nostalgically as superior or preferable to the new style, the older denoting something that would be considered out of date or out of fashion to some, but as such, is considered by others as cool and hip.Rate it:

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old sodthe old countryRate it:

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old sodUsed other than as an idiom: see old, sod (person).Rate it:

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old stickA man, chap, fellow, guy.Rate it:

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old testamentpart of the bibleRate it:

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old time used to beEx-girlfriend or ex-boyfriend. Often used in songs.Rate it:

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old time used to beRoberta, lyrics by Leadbelly.Rate it:

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