Translation of "old" - English-Italian dictionary


adjective uk /əʊld/

A1 having lived or existed for a long time

vecchio, antico
an old man
an old house
We’re all getting older.

A1 having been used or owned for a long time

You might get dirty, so wear some old clothes.
how old are you, is she, etc.?

A1 used to ask about someone’s or something’s age

quanti anni hai, ha, ecc.?
How old are your kids now?
be six months old, 16 years old, etc.

A1 used to say someone’s or something’s age

avere sei mesi, 16 anni, ecc.
She’ll be four years old in March.

A2 used before or in the past

vecchio, di prima
I think the old system was better in many ways.
my old house

A2 an old friend is one you have known and liked for a long time.

vecchio, di lunga data
She’s one of my oldest friends.

(Translation of “old” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)