Synonyms of elderly in English:

elderly

adjective

  • 1 her elderly mother
    aged, old, advanced in years, aging, long in the tooth, past one's prime; gray-haired, grizzled, hoary; in one's dotage, decrepit, doddering, doddery, senescent
    informal getting on, past it, over the hill, no spring chicken
    [Antonyms] youthful
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  • 1 (the elderly) health care for the elderly
    old people, the aged, senior citizens; geriatrics, seniors; retired people, retirees, golden agers
    informal oldsters, geezers
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