from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British Slang A fellow; a man.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a man who behaves in a particularly laddish or overtly heterosexual manner.
- n. An anglophone man.
- n. An exemplar of a certain masculine, independent male archetype.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Man; fellow: a term of disrespect or contumely.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a boy or man
Origin unknown.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
First known usage 1851. Origin unknown. Hypotheses include: (Wiktionary)