Definition of Old stager

1. Noun. An experienced person who has been through many battles; someone who has given long service.

Exact synonyms: Old Hand, Old-timer, Oldtimer, Stager, Veteran, Warhorse
Generic synonyms: Expert
Derivative terms: Veteran



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Old Stager

old person
old rose
old salt
old saw
old saws
old school
old school tie
old sight
old skool
old sledge
old sod
old soul
old souls
old sport
old squaw
old stager (current term)
old stick
old style
old style font
old sweat
old sweats
old time
old time used to be
old times
old timey
old wine in a new bottle
old wives' tale
old wives' tales

Literary usage of Old stager

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1. The Canadian Monthly and National Review by William White (1873)
"THEATRICAL GOSSIP OF AN old stager. IT is difficult to describe or explain the charm which things theatrical, the life behind the scenes, and those who live ..."

2. Finland as it is by Harry de Windt (1901)
"It is all a question of exercise AN old stager and surroundings—chiefly the latter—and travellers, at any rate, should be thankful that man is an adaptable ..."

3. Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes (1878)
"AN old stager ON THE AUSTRALIAN CRICKETERS. WHAT did I come to London for ? Why, to see the Australians. I could not stand Smith any longer. ..."

4. Sport in East Central Africa: Being an Account of Hunting Trips in by Frederick Vaughan Kirby (1899)
"... the Em- pini—A gloomy forest—Difficult stalking—An old stager—Death of the bull—A charge—A miss-fire—A plucky beast—Measurements—An affectionate mother— ..."

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