HyperDic: eldest

English > 2 senses of the word eldest:
ADJECTIVEalleldest, firstbornfirst in order of birth
NOUNperson eldest, firstbornthe offspring who came first in the order of birth
eldest > pronunciation
Soundseh'ldahst
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
English > eldest: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFirst in order of birth.
Synonymfirstborn
Broaderfirstpreceding all others in time or space or degree
Spanishmayor
Catalangran, més gran
Nounseldestthe offspring who came first in the order of birth
English > eldest: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningThe offspring who came first in the order of birth.
Synonymfirstborn
Broaderoffspring, progeny, issueThe immediate descendants of a person
Spanishprimogénita, primogénito
Catalanprimogènit
Adjectiveseldestfirst in order of birth

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