What does geriatric mean?

Definitions for geriatricˌdʒɛr iˈæ trɪk, ˌdʒɪər-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word geriatric.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. geriatric(adj)

    of or relating to the aged

    "geriatric disorder"

  2. geriatric, gerontological(adj)

    of or relating to or practicing geriatrics

    "geriatric hospital"


  1. geriatric(Noun)

    An old person.

  2. geriatric(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the elderly.

  3. geriatric(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to geriatrics.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of geriatric in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of geriatric in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Harold Macmillan:

    Memorial services are the cocktail parties of the geriatric set.

  2. Baron Chan:

    [They] no longer have Hansen's disease, the illnesses they have are geriatric.

  3. Horace Rumpole:

    There's no pleasure on earth that's worth sacrificing for the sake of an extra five years in the geriatric ward of the Sunset Old People's Home, Weston-Super-Mare.

Images & Illustrations of geriatric

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Translations for geriatric

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • γηριατρικήGreek
  • geriátricaSpanish
  • geriatrinen, geriatrikko, vanhus, vanhusten, kalkkisFinnish

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