Definitions for old boyˈoʊld ˈbɔɪ for 1 ; ˈoʊld ˌbɔɪ for 3
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
old boyˈoʊld ˈbɔɪ for 1 ; ˈoʊld ˌbɔɪ for 3(n.)
an adult male, esp. in the South.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal
Ref: Compare good old boy.
Chiefly Brit. an alumnus, esp. of a boys' preparatory or public school.
Origin of old boy:
old boy, old man(noun)
a familiar term of address for a man
a vivacious elderly man
a former male pupil of a school
An alumnus, especially of a public school.
Affectionate term of address for a man.
A former member of a group
Old Boy is a Japanese manga series written by Garon Tsuchiya and illustrated by Nobuaki Minegishi. The narrative follows the protagonist Shinichi Gotō, a man who, after a decade of incarceration in a private prison, is suddenly freed. After his release, Gotō must find his captors and discover the reason for his confinement. Old Boy was serialized in the Futabasha magazine Weekly Manga Action from 1996 to 1998, with a total of 79 chapters among eight collected volumes released during that time. The series was picked up for North American localization by Dark Horse Comics and released between 2006 and 2007. The manga was also adapted into an award-winning South Korean film, directed by Park Chan-wook in 2003. In 2011, it was announced that Spike Lee will direct an American film version for release in 2013.
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