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English definition of “the grand old man of sth”

the grand old man of sth

humorous
a man who has been involved in a particular activity for a long time and is known and respected by a lot of people : He's been called the grand old man of cricket .Important people and describing important peopleFamous peopleWealthy people
(Definition of the grand old man of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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