old boy


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alumnus or alumna

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  • alumnus or alumna
  • former pupil

Synonyms for old boy

a familiar term of address for a man

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a vivacious elderly man

a former male pupil of a school

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He spoke with great vigor at the top of his voice; soon we had a little crowd about us; but the tall collars and the broad smiles of the younger Old Boys did not deter our dowdy demagogue.
There was a sound representative assortment of quite young Old Boys, to whom ours was a prehistoric time, and in the trough of their modem chaff and chat we old stagers might well have been left far astern of the fun.
Even so did Raffles disappoint the Old Boys in the evening as he had disappointed the school by day.
But I don't see how on the strength of that I could expert the old boy to adopt me.
Tom had two abettors, in the shape of a couple of old boys, Noah and Benjamin by name, who defended him from Charity, and expended much time upon his education.
I wouldn't have had him miss it for worlds; and you mustn't think me a brute, old boy, for I fear that man, and, know, we sink or swim together.
If you don't mind, Pipt, old boy, I'll cut it out and take a rest.
I'll drink your health, old boy, and farewell to--"
The old boys ran from wall to wall while the new boys tried to catch them: when one was seized and the mystic words said--one, two, three, and a pig for me--he became a prisoner and, turning sides, helped to catch those who were still free.
I like to hear one of the old boys telling all about it to a party of youngsters who he knows cannot contradict him.
Much like a fraternity, the good old boy network begins at the border patrol academy, where senior managers traditionally begin their rise up the INS ranks.
Also pictured are head of PE/games Mark Denham, old boy Michael Pratt QC and chair of West House School Parents' Association Helen Sargeant
Head Alistair Lyttle said: "We are delighted with the new minibus and we are extremely grateful for the support of our parents and old boys
The club was the first first Old Boys Rugby Football Club from a comprehensive school.
Essemay, which developed as a verbal shorthand for St Margaret's Aigburth, and was originally St Margaret's Anfield, played in the I-Zingari League, the I Zingari Combination and the Liverpool Old Boys Leagues.