old stager

old stager
/oʊld ˈsteɪdʒə/ (say ohld 'stayjuh)

noun Colloquial
a person of long experience; a veteran.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • stager — /ˈsteɪdʒə/ (say stayjuh) noun 1. Also, old stager. a person of experience in some profession, way of life, etc.; an old hand. 2. Obsolete an actor …   Australian-English dictionary

  • old — adj. (older, oldest) (cf. ELDER, ELDEST). 1 a advanced in age; far on in the natural period of existence. b not young or near its beginning. 2 made long ago. 3 long in use. 4 worn or dilapidated or shabby from the passage of time. 5 having the… …   Useful english dictionary

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