old lady


noun Informal.

a mother, usually one's own.
a wife.
a girlfriend or female lover, especially a female lover with whom one cohabits.

Nearby words

  1. old iranian,
  2. old irish,
  3. old ironsides,
  4. old italian,
  5. old kingdom,
  6. old lady of threadneedle street,
  7. old latin,
  8. old line state,
  9. old low franconian,
  10. old low german

Origin of old lady

First recorded in 1775–85

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British Dictionary definitions for old lady

old lady

noun

an informal term for mother 1, wife (def. 1)
a large noctuid moth, Mormo maura, that has drab patterned wings originally thought to resemble an elderly Victorian lady's shawl
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