Codger meaning

kŏjər
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A somewhat eccentric man, especially an old one.
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An elderly fellow, sometimes one who is eccentric.
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An amusingly eccentric or grumpy and usually elderly man.
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Origin of codger

  • Perhaps alteration of obsolete cadger peddler cadge

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Possible abbreviation of coffin dodger, but this is likely to be a folk etymology.

    From Wiktionary

  • Possibly derived from the term cadger.

    From Wiktionary