Synonyms of elderly in English:

elderly


See definition of elderly

adjective

1‘she has an elderly mother in a nursing home’

SYNONYMS

aged, old, mature, older, senior, ancient, venerable

advanced in years, getting on, ageing

in one's dotage, long in the tooth, as old as the hills

grey, grey-haired, grey-bearded, grizzled, hoary

past one's prime, not as young as one was, not as young as one used to be

decrepit, doddering, doddery, not long for this world, senile, superannuated

septuagenarian, octogenarian, nonagenarian, centenarian

informal past it, over the hill, no spring chicken

formal senescent

rare longevous

ANTONYMS

young


noun

1the elderly‘purpose-built accommodation for the elderly’

SYNONYMS

old people, older people, elderly people, elders, geriatrics, senior citizens, pensioners, old-age pensioners, OAPs, retired people

North American seniors, retirees, golden agers

informal oldies, golden oldies, wrinklies

North American informal oldsters, woopies

ANTONYMS

the young