Search Result for "elderly":
1. people who are old collectively;
- Example: "special arrangements were available for the aged"
[syn: aged, elderly]
1. advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables);
- Example: "aged members of the society"
- Example: "elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper"
- Example: "senior citizen"
[syn: aged, elderly, older, senior]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Elderly \Eld"er*ly\, a. Somewhat old; advanced beyond middle age; bordering on old age; as, elderly people. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
51 Moby Thesaurus words for "elderly": advanced, advanced in life, advanced in years, age-old, aged, ageing, ageless, aging, along in years, ancient, anile, antique, auld, dateless, declining, decrepit, gray, gray with age, gray-haired, gray-headed, grey, grown old, hoar, hoary, immemorial, of old, of yore, old, old as Methuselah, old as history, old as time, old-fogyish, old-time, olden, over the hill, patriarchal, pensioners, senectuous, senescent, senile, superannuated, timeless, venerable, white, white with age, white-bearded, white-crowned, white-haired, wrinkled, wrinkly, years old