What does elderly mean?

Definitions for elderly
ˈɛl dər liel·der·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aged, elderlyadjective

    people who are old collectively

    "special arrangements were available for the aged"

  2. aged, elderly, older, senioradjective

    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. elderlynoun

    an elderly person

  2. elderlynoun

    older people as a whole

  3. elderlyadjective

    old; having lived for relatively many years

Webster Dictionary

  1. Elderlyadjective

    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

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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. Mehmet Murat ildan:

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

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Before you become elderly; learn how to care, respect, and love elder-ones since you will be that one thereupon and ultimately.

  3. Maria Moldes:

    Spain is a nation of elderly people. Benidorm attracts the British and German retirees. We have a very end-of-life atmosphere here, you are left with the decay of human life, of the human body. But many are very alive with their exaggerated hairdos, enjoying what is left.

  4. Corey Booker:

    Trump is a guy who you understand he hurts you, and my testosterone sometimes makes me want to feel like punching him, which would be bad for this elderly, out-of-shape man that he is if I did that. This physically weak specimen.

  5. Delmar Police Chief Ivan Barkley:

    Keith Heacook is a 22-year veteran and has been employed with New Mexico State Police department since 1998, keith Heacook is a husband, son, brother and father. Keith Heacook is fighting for Keith Heacook life right now, and Keith Heacook needs your prayers along with the elderly couple who were also injured.

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