old woman

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old woman (countable and uncountable, plural old women)

  1. (literally) An elderly woman.
  2. (countable, informal, derogatory) A person (irrespective of age or sex) who is always complaining about his or her situation.
    Stop being such an old woman and get on with it.
  3. (countable, informal, slang) One's wife.
  4. (countable, informal, slang) One's mother.
  5. (uncountable) The plant sea wormwood.

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