Definitions for elderlyˈɛl dər li

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word elderly

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aged, elderly(adj)

    people who are old collectively

    "special arrangements were available for the aged"

  2. aged, elderly, older, senior(adj)

    advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables)

    "aged members of the society"; "elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper"; "senior citizen"

Wiktionary

  1. elderly(Noun)

    an elderly person

  2. elderly(Noun)

    older people as a whole

  3. elderly(Adjective)

    old; having lived for relatively many years

Webster Dictionary

  1. Elderly(adj)

    somewhat old; advanced beyond middle age; bordering on old age; as, elderly people

Editors Contribution

  1. elderly

    A term used to describe people who are over the age of eighty.

    Some countries have a higher elderly population than others.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'elderly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2117

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'elderly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2285

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'elderly' in Adjectives Frequency: #273

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of elderly in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of elderly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lillian Carter:

    Sure i'm for helping the elderly. I'm going to be old myself some day.

  2. San Diego Zoo:

    With Angalifu's passing, only five northern white rhinos are left on the planet, including Nola, our elderly female.

  3. Abdirisak Ishak:

    first casualties of every are the weak people like women, children and elderly and the last people who speak about are the UN, EU and USA

  4. Park Jong-kyu:

    Well-paying jobs that elderly people used to occupy are getting scarcer and elderly people are accepting positions even for very low wages.

  5. Abdirisak Ishak:

    first casualties of every war are the weak people like women, children and elderly and the last people who speak about are the UN, EU and USA

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