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elderly

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adjective el·der·ly \ˈel-dər-lē\

Simple Definition of elderly

  • : old or rather old : past middle age

Full Definition of elderly

  1. 1 a :  rather old; especially :  being past middle age b :  old-fashioned

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of later life or elderly persons

el·der·li·ness noun

Examples of elderly

  1. The program is intended to provide medical care for elderly people.

  2. <elderly people who stay active are usually the healthiest and the happiest>



1611

First Known Use of elderly

1611


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elderly

noun el·der·ly

Definition of elderly

plural elderly or elderlies

  1. :  an elderly person



1865

First Known Use of elderly

1865




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