Definition of Dad's Army from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Dad's Army

 
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a popular BBC television comedy series (1968-77) about an inefficient group of soldiers in the Home Guard whose job is to defend Warmington-on-Sea, an imaginary village on the south coast of England, during World War II. The phrase 'dad's army' is now sometimes used in British English to refer to any group of old soldiers.