[gee-zer] /ˈgi zər/
an odd or eccentric man:
the old geezer who sells shoelaces on the corner.
1885, variant of obsolete Cockney guiser “mummer” (late 15c.; see guise).
: Van Dyke’s comeback is part of a multinetwork trend toward what could be called geezer mysteries/ ”Geezer rock” goes on tour
A man, esp an old man; duffer, gaffer, guy: It gave him all kinds of confidence just to hear the big geezer spout/ He is a tall geezer with chin whiskers
[1885+; fr earlier and possibly Cockney giser, ”mummer, one who puts on a guise or mask,” hence a quaint figure; the origin resembles that of guy]
adjective Denigrating and blaming old people: major media have provided ample amplification for Lead or Leave’s geezer-bashing message (1990s+)
noun An inmate, esp an experienced one [1920s+ Prison; probably fr geezer 1]
[guh-fil-tuh] /gəˈfɪl tə/ noun, Jewish Cookery. 1. a forcemeat of boned fish, especially such freshwater fish as carp, pike, or whitefish, blended with eggs, matzo meal, and seasoning, shaped into balls or sticks and simmered in a vegetable broth, and often served chilled. /ɡəˈfɪltə/ noun 1. (Jewish cookery) a dish consisting of fish and matzo […]
noun See kafuffle See kerfuffle