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noun [countable] British old boy pronunciation in British English 
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singularold boy
pluralold boys

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    informal old-fashioned used by some older men for talking in a friendly way to another man

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    1. a.
      used for referring to an old man

      The old boy was believed to be a retired bus driver.


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