HyperDic: methuselah

English > 2 senses of the word Methuselah:
NOUNperson Methuselah(Old Testament) a patriarch (grandfather of Noah) who is said to have lived 969 years
person Methuselah, old man, greybeard, graybearda man who is very old
Methuselah > pronunciation
Soundsmahthyuw'zahlah
RhymesAbila ... Zola: 109 rhymes with lah...
English > Methuselah: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(Old Testament) a patriarch (grandfather of Noah) who is said to have lived 969 years.
CategoryOld TestamentThe collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
Instance ofpatriarchAny of the early biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race
SpanishMathusalam
English > Methuselah: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA man who is very old.
Synonymsold man, greybeard, graybeard
Narrowercodger, old codgerUsed affectionately to refer to an eccentric but amusing old man
old-timer, oldtimer, gaffer, old geezer, antiqueAn elderly man
patriarchA man who is older and higher in rank than yourself
Broaderman, adult maleAn adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
oldster, old person, senior citizen, golden agerAn elderly person
Spanishabuelo, anciano, viejo
Catalanancià, avi, iaio, vell

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