geezer

[ gee-zer ]
/ ˈgi zər /

noun Slang.

an odd or eccentric man: the old geezer who sells shoelaces on the corner.

Origin of geezer

1880–85; variant of guiser (see guise (v.), -er1), representing dial. pronunciation
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geezer

/ (ˈɡiːzə) /

noun informal

a man

Word Origin for geezer

C19: probably from dialect pronunciation of guiser, from guise + -er 1
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