old boy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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old boy noun (OLD MAN)

[C] mainly UK informal an ​old man: the ​oldboy next ​door [as form of address] mainly UK old-fashioned a way that some men ​addressmalefriends that they have ​known for many ​years: Come on, ​oldboy, ​drink up.

old boy noun (STUDENT)

[C] UK An ​oldboy of a ​particularschool is a man who went to ​school there as a ​child: an old-boy ​reunion
(Definition of old boy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “old boy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 老人, 老兄,老伙计,老弟…
in Chinese (Traditional) 老人, 老人 ,老頭, 老兄,老夥計,老弟…
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