What does elderly mean?

Definitions for elderly
ˈɛl dər liel·der·ly

Here are all the 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

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

How to pronounce elderly?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say elderly in sign language?

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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

Examples of elderly in a Sentence

  1. Hubert H. Humphrey:

    It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.

  2. Cathy Spraetz:

    A lot of these chimpanzees are elderly, and so they don't have a lot of time.

  3. Quebecs Covid-19:

    For politicians who have been preaching to us to restrict our activities, to restrict our social gatherings, to see our elderly loved ones through iPad and glass windows, for them to then ignore the sacrifice of others for their personal pleasure,( it) is hard to articulate how deeply disturbing that is, it truly feels like an insult.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    One of the most important jobs of the youth is to make the elderly happy.

  5. Mike Pompeo:

    Most recently, Ms. Dawut learned her elderly father, who was reportedly detained and interrogated multiple times by Chinese authorities in Xinjiang in recent years, recently passed away under unknown circumstances.

Images & Illustrations of elderly

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