Definition of 'old'
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- past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
- (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; "an old man's eagle mind"--William Butler Yeats; "his mother is very old"; "a ripe old age"; "how old are you?"
Antonyms: young immature
- of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money"
- (used for emphasis) very familiar; "good old boy"; "same old story"
- just preceding something else in time or order; "the previous owner"; "my old house was larger"
- of a very early stage in development; "Old English is also called Anglo Saxon"; "Old High German is High German from the middle of the 9th to the end of the 11th century"
- old in experience; "an old offender"; "the older soldiers"
- belonging to some prior time; "erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover"
Synonyms: erstwhile former onetime quondam sometime
- (used informally especially for emphasis); "a real honest-to-god live cowboy"; "had us a high old time"; "went upriver to look at a sure-enough fish wheel"
Synonyms: honest-to-god honest-to-goodness sure-enough