from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Slang One's father.
  • noun Slang One's husband or boyfriend.
  • noun A man in authority; a boss.
  • noun The commanding officer, especially of a US naval vessel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An elderly man.
  • noun slang One's father.
  • noun slang, US a husband, or significant other
  • noun slang, US Military Unit's Commanding Officer.
  • noun UK, dated Term of address for a male friend.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a familiar term of address for a man
  • noun a man who is very old
  • noun aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe
  • noun an informal term for your father
  • noun (slang) boss


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