Hindi translation of 'elderly'
elderly /ˈeldəli ˈएल्डली/
adjective, plural noun
You use elderly as a polite way of saying that someone is old. The elderly are people who are old.
बुज़ुर्ग/बुज़ुर्ग व्यक्ति mn
...an elderly couple.
These diseases usually affect the elderly.
an elderly man/woman/gentleman/lady/couple
OPPOSITESyoungelderly or old?You use elderly as a polite way to talk about people who are old. It is more appropriate to use in written essays.You can also use the elderly, as a noun, to talk about old people as a group.
You can use old when you talk about the process of aging in expressions such as get older and old age.
The elderly and the very young are most at risk.
You also use old to talk about animals and things.
Cell renewal slows down as we get older.
plans for care in old age
an old building
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Example Sentences Including 'elderly'
Flynn, balancing his pint of beer, was suddenly assailed from all sides by elderly rustics.TICKLED PINK (2002)
Both couples were elderly , all four of them seemingly past excitability.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
I knocked politely, and breathed a sigh of relief when an elderly woman answered the door.DEAD BEAT (2002)
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'elderly' in Other Languages
- Arabic: مُسِنّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: idoso idosa
- Chinese: 年过中年的
- Croatian: stariji
- Czech: postarší
- Danish: ældre
- Dutch: bejaard
- European Spanish: anciano anciana
- Finnish: iäkäs
- French: âgé
- German: ältlich
- Greek: ηλικιωμένος ηλικιωμένη
- Italian: anziano anziana
- Japanese: 年配の
- Korean: 나이가 지긋한
- Norwegian: tilårskommen
- Polish: starszy starsza
- Portuguese: idoso idosa
- Romanian: vârstnic vârstnică, vârstnice, vârstnici
- Russian: пожилой пожилая
- Spanish: anciano anciana
- Swedish: äldre
- Thai: สูงวัย
- Turkish: yaşlılar
- Ukrainian: літній
- Vietnamese: cao tuổi
Translation of elderly from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary