Word OLD
Character 3
Hyphenation old
Pronunciations /ˈɒʊld/

Definitions and meanings of "Old"

What do we mean by old?

Having lived or existed for a relatively long time; far advanced in years or life. adjective

Relatively advanced in age. adjective

Made long ago; in existence for many years. adjective

Of or relating to a long life or to people who have had long lives. adjective

Having or exhibiting the physical characteristics of age. adjective

Having or exhibiting the wisdom of age; mature. adjective

Having lived or existed for a specified length of time. adjective

Exhibiting the effects of time or long use; worn. adjective

Known through long acquaintance; long familiar. adjective

Skilled or able through long experience; practiced. adjective

Belonging to a remote or former period in history; ancient. adjective

Belonging to or being of an earlier time. adjective

Being the earlier or earliest of two or more related objects, stages, versions, or periods. adjective

Having become slower in flow and less vigorous in action. Used of a river. adjective

Having become simpler in form and of lower relief. Used of a landform. adjective

(with the, invariable plural only) People who are old; old beings; the older generation, taken as a group.

(in combination) One of a specified age.

A person older than oneself, especially an adult in relation to a teenager.

(most often plural) One's parents.

Old is when its more expensive to buy the candles, than the cake to put it on. Urban Dictionary

That which is not new Urban Dictionary

You begin to be old when people who deliver pizzas are systematically younger than you. (See young) Urban Dictionary

Something that was said and/or done repeatedly that has been totally played out. Tired. Annoying. Urban Dictionary

Something or someone outdated, obsolete, no longer needed. Urban Dictionary

Synonym for AWESOMELY COOL Urban Dictionary

Having large saggy wrinkly multicolored ears. sometimes they're so gnarly if you squint real hard it looks like and old dude's face Urban Dictionary

Bonidacci clothes; obsolete. Urban Dictionary

A term hipsters use to describe someone over the age of... 30? Urban Dictionary

"OLD" IS WHEN..... Your sweetheart says, "Let's go upstairs and make love," and you answer, "Darling, I can't do both!" "OLD" IS WHEN..... Your friends compliment you on your new alligator shoes and you're barefoot. "OLD" IS WHEN..... A sexy girl takes your fancy and your pacemaker opens the garage door. "OLD" IS WHEN..... Going topless pulls all the wrinkles out of your face. "OLD" IS WHEN..... You don't care where your spouse goes, just as long as you don't have to go along with her. "OLD" IS WHEN..... you are told to slow down by the doctor instead of by the police. "OLD" IS WHEN..... "Getting lucky" means you find your car in the car park. "OLD" IS WHEN..... An "all nighter" means not getting up to pee! Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Old

The word "old" in example sentences

I called him an old cretin, if you are SO interested, because he was tough, very old school and brooked no nonsense-so many would see him as an 'old cretin'type. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The bad news is that Linda threw out in a clean up, all my old underwear/panties so I can't go to the 'old and nasty' panties if I am avoiding doing the laundry. ❋ Elizabeth McClung (2008)

She makes her 'old man' 12-year-old Bruin look small! ❋ Field Notes (2008)

From the bad old days when single women were stigmatized as 'old maids' and every little girl was warned that she might grow up to be one so make the boys like you or else! ❋ Unknown (2008)

The candidate, no slouch in the self-deprecation business, refers to himself as ''old as dirt,'' although he travels with his 96-year-old mother as a genetic ambassador. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Just Tim Masters 'old sketches and Masters' attorney says police and prosecutors used these old sketches to paint their own picture of a killer. ❋ Unknown (2008)

The old GOP propagandists 'old tricks no longer work in cyberspace. ❋ Unknown (2007)

I was told that 'old men' the local words for particularly large cactus must be left in place or if moved great care must be taken to ensure the cactus is planted with the same side facing the sun or the ‘old man’ will die. ❋ Glyn Davies (2007)

In our contemporary context it has shown itself in the scoffing at the 'old fashion' ideas of Ron Paul and the contempt of anyone who would be silly enough to believe in the old-wisdoms of the classical economists. ❋ Unknown (2007)

As Bear quoted, old _old_ joke, Break's over, folks. ❋ Jhetley (2007)

Unless by 'old wardrobe' we are not referring to my literally old clothes - the ancient Dior, the faded von Furstenberg - but to my new old wardrobe. ❋ Unknown (2007)

I also like 老不死, a term of abuse for an old person an 'old thing that refuses to die'. ❋ Unknown (2005)

Friday night we did the same old, same old… went down to the local and watched the footy (YAY GO POWER!!!) ❋ Anasthesia (2004)

God, i miss the old team, don't you harry??? heh, too bad the 'old team 'wont be back. speaking of the 'old team' where is Oliver??? ❋ Katebell (2003)

Now, that debris rubbing against these old statutes, these centuries 'old buildings and arches of the bridge, this in a very small way reflective of what has happened in a very large way all around. ❋ Unknown (2002)

I spotted the moving van in front of the Ruskins 'old house, turned and – first pow – there she was, my Elizabeth, walking with that titanium spine, so poised, even then, even as a seven year-old girl with Mary Janes and a friendship bracelet and too many freckles. ❋ Coben, Harlan, 1962- (2001)

I spotted the moving van in front of the Ruskins 'old house, turned and -- first pow -- there she was, my Elizabeth, walking with that titanium spine, so poised, even then, even as a seven year-old girl with Mary Janes and a friendship bracelet and too many freckles. ❋ Coben, Harlan, 1962- (2001)

[candles] cost $.25 a piece, and you are [60] years old making the total cost of candles $15. [the cake] costs $4. ❋ Wayne Static (2005)

[Matrix Revolutions] was [an old] [movie]. ❋ Anonymous (2003)

Anyway im even [too old] to command [pizzas] [by now]. ❋ Flaz (2006)

[The past] he kept bringing up to [my face] is [gotten] real old right about now! ❋ T. Brown (2007)

"A person can die at age 100 and not be considered old it seems." -me "5.25'' [disks]? Those are old man, [obsolete]. [Why're] you still using that?" ❋ Dave (2004)

"[Woah], look at that guy over there." "[Stuart]?" "Yeah, he is so old." "No [wonder] all the girls like him." ❋ Jgap (2010)

you're [too old] to be breastfed ❋ Pineapple Bacon (2005)

"your [lebron] [shoes] are old". ❋ DeLAnte (2006)

[ugh], she sounds like [an old]. {[sad face]} ❋ Mayavada (2011)

[What a drag] it is [getting old]! ❋ Alvit (2009)

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