[ US /ˈoʊɫdɝ/ ]
[ UK /ˈə‍ʊldɐ/ ]
  1. skilled through long experience
    an old offender
    the older soldiers
  2. used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son
    Bill Adams, Sr.
  3. advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables)
    elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper
    aged members of the society
    senior citizen
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How To Use older In A Sentence

  • Statutory rape laws were first enacted to protect minors from older predators.
  • Last year there was only me and AA who were 1st years, plus AA is heaps older and I didn't know her at all.
  • He appealed to all householders to continually check their security arrangements.
  • Hillary's woman problem is that her reach among women over 30 I don't want to use the term older women is unlikely to change much. Hillary's Woman Problem Part II
  • We're looking at some idea that it might be a colder than normal winter in the Northeast and Midwest.
  • You will read for yourself, by and by, many others: stories of older Saints, and perhaps of brighter Saints, or it may be even of saintlier Saints than these. A Book of Quaker Saints
  • This also suggests that this deity was first adopted by the tradition of the monastery of Sa-gya, [26] a hypothesis further confirmed by the reference in the founding myth to his being taken over by the holder of the Sa-gya throne So-nam-rin-chen (bsod nams rin chen). The Shugden Affair: Origins of a Controversy (Part I)
  • The braai was an oil drum cut in half lengthways, with cut-down pipes soldered to its underneath as legs. Rainbow’s End
  • The poorer the soil and the older the lawn, the better will be the flower display, but most park lawns will contain self-heal, daisy, achillea, and cat's-ear.
  • The space left by evaporation is called the ullage, while the liquid lost is sometimes called the ‘angels' share’ and is particularly financially significant in the production of older cognac and Armagnac.
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