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elderly

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adjective el·der·ly \ˈel-dər-lē\

Definition of elderly

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

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

elderliness

noun

Examples of elderly in a Sentence

  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

First Known Use of elderly

1611


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elderly

noun el·der·ly

Definition of elderly

plural

elderly

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elderlies

  1. :  an elderly person

First Known Use of elderly

1865



ELDERLY Defined for English Language Learners

elderly

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adjective

Definition of elderly for English Language Learners

  • : old or rather old : past middle age


ELDERLY Defined for Kids

elderly

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adjective el·der·ly \ˈel-dər-lē\

Definition of elderly for Students

  1. :  somewhat old



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