my / me old fruit
- • oldfashioned, affectionate term of address (normally used by men). e.g. "Awright me old fruit, hows it goin' ?".
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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
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