old trout

old trout
old trout informal an annoying or bad-tempered old woman.
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  • old trout — offensive phrase an unpleasant old woman Thesaurus: informal and insulting words for old peoplehyponym Main entry: trout * * * informal an annoying or bad tempered old person, esp. a woman …   Useful english dictionary

  • old trout — 1) nothing to do with trout, a disparaging term for an unattractive, older and sometimes rich, woman, or an unpleasant, and troublesome older woman. See also trout 2) a familiar form of address to a male friend, often as my old trout , me old… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • old trout — informal an annoying or bad tempered old woman. → trout …   English new terms dictionary

  • old trout — n British a middle aged or elderly woman, espe cially one who is frumpish or short tem pered. This expression has been used as a mild pejorative (very occasionally even affectionately) since the 19th century. Here s what s coming up for you; two… …   Contemporary slang

  • old trout — offensive an unpleasant old woman …   English dictionary

  • old trout —  Disagreeable woman …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • The Old Trout Puppet Workshop — is a puppet theatre company, founded on a ranch in southern Alberta in 1999. The company s first year of operation was an experience of intense collaborative isolation – the Trouts lived together, cooked together, and worked together. They… …   Wikipedia

  • trout — ► NOUN (pl. same or trouts) ▪ an edible fish of the salmon family, chiefly inhabiting fresh water. ● old trout Cf. ↑old trout ORIGIN Old English, from Greek tr gein gnaw …   English terms dictionary

  • trout — [traut] n ↑fin, ↑gill [Date: 1000 1100; : Late Latin; Origin: tructa type of fish with sharp teeth, from Greek, from trogein to bite ] 1.) plural trout [U and C] a common river fish, often used for food, or the flesh of this fish 2.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • trout — is the same in the plural, except that old trout (a depreciatory slang term for an old woman) has the plural form old trouts …   Modern English usage

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