HyperDic: elderly

English > 2 senses of the word elderly:
ADJECTIVEallelderly, aged, older, senioradvanced in years
NOUNgroupelderly, agedpeople who are old collectively
elderly > pronunciation
Soundseh'lderliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > elderly: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningAdvanced in years; ('aged' is pronounced as two syllables).
Example "elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper"
Synonymsaged, older, senior
Broaderold(used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
Spanishanciano, mayor
Catalanancià, gran, més gran, vell
English > elderly: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningPeople who are old collectively.
Synonymaged
Broaderage group, age bracket, cohortA group of people having approximately the same age
Oppositeyoung, youthyoung people collectively
Spanishviejo
Catalangent gran

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