Oldie vs Oldman - What's the difference?

oldie | oldman |

As nouns the difference between oldie and oldman

is that oldie is something or someone old while oldman is (nonstandard|proscribed) an old man.




(en noun)
  • something or someone old
  • a song or record from a previous era
  • (plural ) the genre of music that plays these songs
  • an oldies radio station

    Derived terms

    * golden oldie


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  • (nonstandard, proscribed) An old man.
  • * 1891 , Armenian popular songs, translated into English , page 64:
  • Our Lord an oldman with a white beard
    Seated in glory on the cross
  • * 1986 , A. R. Flowers, De mojo blues: de quest of HighJohn de conqueror , page 160:
  • One of the oldmen started jabbering, US number one, VC number ten thou . . .
  • * 2007 , Bijay Kumar Das, Critical essays on post-colonial literature , page 146:
  • The agony of an oldman for being neglected in the family and ill-treated by his daughter-in-law, abides.