Origin of codger
Examples from the Web for codger
Then the “codger” limped to the street and Ephraim looked after him curiously.Dorothy on a House Boat|Evelyn Raymond
It was Codger's function to teach me philosophy, philosophy!The New Machiavelli|Herbert George Wells
Bell and Toots arrive next week, and the Codger at some time known to himself.Hildegarde's Harvest|Laura E. Richards
They supposing him to be some old "codger," thought they would have a little fun with him.
British Dictionary definitions for codger
Word Origin for codger
Word Origin and History for codger
1756, probably a variant of cadger "beggar" (see cadge (v.)), which is of unknown origin.