[ohld boi for 1, 2; ohld boi for 3; ohld boi for 4] /ˈoʊld ˈbɔɪ for 1, 2; ˈoʊld ˌbɔɪ for 3; ˌoʊld ˈbɔɪ for 4/
Informal. an adult male, especially a Southerner.
a lively elderly man.
Chiefly British. an alumnus, especially of a boys’ preparatory or public school.
Chiefly British. .
(sometimes capitals) (Brit) a male ex-pupil of a school
(informal, mainly Brit)
A graduate; alumnus: Thousands of Princeton old boys flexed their wrists and learned to Frisbee (1868+ British schools)
good old boy
[ohld-boi-iz-uh m] /ˈoʊldˈbɔɪ ɪz əm/ noun 1. support of or participation in an old-boy network.
- Old-boy network
[ohld-boi] /ˈoʊldˈbɔɪ/ noun 1. an exclusive network that links members of a profession, social class, or organization or the alumni of a particular school through which the individuals assist one another in business, politics, etc.
noun 1. Brythonic as used before a.d. 800.
noun 1. the Bulgarian language of the Middle Ages. noun 1. another name for Old Church Slavonic