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English Reference for ossan (おっさん)

  1. noun abbreviation derogatory familiar language middle-aged man
  2. abbreviation familiar language Buddhist priest
Example sentences
I was given a hard time by a strange guy at the tavern
Now that I think of it, I've been asked to look at a haiku he'd written by the tipsy bloke sitting next to me on the train
To me he's no different from a million other dull middle aged men
"That's very nice of you," Willie answered
"That's very nice of you," Willie answered
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