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Old (of people)

ancient

adjective

very old

elderly

adjective

an elderly person is old. Many people now think that this word is offensive but it is often used in talking about policies and conditions that affect old people

old

adjective

someone or something that is old has lived a long time

senior

adjective

older

elder

adjective

older than someone, especially someone in your family

aged

adjective

very old

geriatric

adjective

relating to old age, or to the process of getting older

venerable

adjective

very old and wise or respected

gnarled

adjective

old and twisted and covered in lines

wizened

adjective

old and with a lot of wrinkles (=lines) on the skin

protologism

a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used

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a collection of debris, mostly consisting of plastic, which moves around in the sea …

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