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Meaning of older by Wiktionary Dictionary

older


    Pronunciation

    • ( UK ) IPA: [ˈəʊldə]
    • ( US ) IPA: [ˈoʊldɚ]
    • Rhymes: -əʊldə( ɹ )

    Adjective

    older

    1. comparative form of old: more old, elder, senior
      My older brother and I are Catholic twins. He’s older by eleven months, not quite a year older than me .
    2. elderly
      The thoughtful lad helped an older lady across the street .


Explanation of older by Wordnet Dictionary

older


    Adjective
    1. skilled through long experience

    2. the older soldiers
    3. advanced in years

    4. used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son