old fruit

old fruit
Noun. A term of address.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • old fruit — see under ↑old • • • Main Entry: ↑fruit * * * old fruit british informal old fashioned phrase used for talking in a friendly way to a man Thesaurus: names used for talking to someone in a friendly waysynonym names used for talking to a man or boy …   Useful english dictionary

  • old fruit — • an affectionate address. Of unknown origin. e.g. Awright me old fruit, how s it going ? …   Londonisms dictionary

  • old fruit — British informal old fashioned used for talking in a friendly way to a man …   English dictionary

  • old fruit — noun Brit. informal, dated a friendly form of address to a man …   English new terms dictionary

  • old fruit —  Term of address. [Facet.] …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • my / me old fruit — • oldfashioned, affectionate term of address (normally used by men). e.g. Awright me old fruit, hows it goin ? …   Londonisms dictionary

  • Fruit (slang) — Fruit and Fruit cake (as well as many variations) are slang Sexual s te. dyke.cite web first=Danny title=Strange Fruit publisher=Nighttours.com date=2007 url =http://www.nighttours.nl/amsterdam/gayguide/strange fruit.php accessdate=2007 11 15]… …   Wikipedia

  • fruit —    British and American speakers use ‘fruit’ in rather different ways as a vocative. ‘Old fruit’ is the usual British expression, equivalent to ‘old boy’, ‘old man’, etc. The Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English thinks that it is becoming… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • fruit — 1 /fru:t/ noun plural fruit or fruits 1 (C, U) something such as an apple, banana, or strawberry that grows on a tree or other plant, and tastes sweet: fresh fruit and vegetables | a bowl of fruit see also: dried fruit, soft fruit 2 (C, U)… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fruit — I UK [fruːt] / US [frut] noun Word forms fruit : singular fruit plural fruit or fruits *** 1) [countable/uncountable] Word forms fruit : plural fruit or fruits a type of food that grows on trees or plants. It tastes sweet and contains seeds or a… …   English dictionary

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