- (In East Africa) an older person; an elder.More example sentences
- In a little town called Mulot, the people taking tea in the little room they call a hotel listened keenly to the Mzee in a torn old coat.
- I said to them "you have started killing that mzee, you will end up eating me as well."
- One of the soldiers is reported to have tried to stop others from killing what he called the mzee, but failed.
Kiswahili, 'ancestor, parent, old person'.