any old


any old
any old
Any, with connotations of indifference, lack of thought, etc (any old how without any special care; any old thing anything at all)
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any old see under ↑any
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see old
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any item of a specified type (used to show that no particular or special individual is in question)

any old room would have done

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any old — see old, 1
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any old
informal
— used to describe someone or something that is not special or specific

I don't care where I sleep. Any old couch will do.

She won't drink any old tea; it has to be her favorite kind.

You'll have to park any old way [=any way] you can.

Give me beer over champagne any old day (of the week).

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Main Entry:old

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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