What does old boy mean?

Definitions for old boyˈoʊld ˈbɔɪ for 1 ; ˈoʊld ˌbɔɪ for 3

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word old boy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. old boy, old man(noun)

    a familiar term of address for a man

  2. old boy(noun)

    a vivacious elderly man

  3. old boy(noun)

    a former male pupil of a school


  1. old boy(Noun)

    An alumnus, especially of a public school.

  2. old boy(Noun)

    Affectionate term of address for a man.

  3. old boy(Noun)

    A former member of a group


  1. Old Boy

    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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of old boy in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of old boy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dechia Gerald:

    I’m going to do what I got to do to keep you all safe, old boy.

  2. Police Kavita Jalan:

    The eight-year-old boy was found by police gasping between the dead bodies.

  3. Diana Varu:

    I've never seen a storm like that. My nine-year old boy Sam panicked and cried.

  4. Subodh Chandra:

    Eight days for gross negligence resulting in the death of a 12-year-old boy, how pathetic is that?

  5. Luis Soler:

    The lone survivor of this tragedy, a brave 9-year-old boy is doing as best as he can under the circumstances.

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