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Spanish translation of “old”

old

adjective /əuld/
advanced in age
viejo, mayor
an old man He is too old to live alone.
having a certain age
de edad
He is thirty years old.
having existed for a long time
viejo, antiguo
an old building Those trees are very old.
no longer useful
viejo
She threw away the old shoes.
belonging to times long ago
antiguo
old civilizations like that of Greece.
old age noun the later part of a person’s life
vejez
He wrote most of his poems in his old age.
old age pensioner noun (also OAP) (British) someone who is retired and receives an old age pension.
jubilado, pensionista
old boy/girl noun a former pupil (of a school)
ex alumno; ex alumna
The new prime minister is an old boy of our school.
old-fashioned adjective in a style common some time ago
anticuado, pasado de moda
old-fashioned clothes Her hairstyle is very old-fashioned.
old hand noun a person who is very experienced
veterano, experto
He’s an old hand at this sort of job.
old maid noun an unmarried woman who is past the usual age of marriage.
solterona
the old noun plural old people
las personas mayores, los ancianos
Society has a duty to look after the old and infirm.
(Definition of old from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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