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  • older brother or sister; "big sister"
  • old in experience; "an old offender"; "the older soldiers"
  • advanced in years; (`aged'' is pronounced as two syllables); "aged members of the society"; "elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper"; "senior citizen"
  • used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son; "Bill Adams, Sr."

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Older'


  • Older: Older may refer to: the comparative form of old Older (album), the third studio album from George Michael (released in 1996) " ...
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  • Older Dryas: The Older Dryas was a stadial (cold) period between the Bølling and Allerød ... pdf++%22Older+Dryas%22&hl en&lr lang_en Late Glacial ...

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'Older' example sentence in quotations


* The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. - H.L. Mencken

* To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am. - Bernard Baruch

* Some folks as they grow older grow wise, but most folks simply grow stubborner. - Josh Billings


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Older Sample Sentences in News


  • 'Wandering eye' may raise risk of falls for older adults
    By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) - Older people with strabismus, where one eye points slightly inward or outward affecting vision, are about 27 percent more likely than people without the condition to be injured by a fall, according to a new study. The disorder, often called “wandering eye,” becomes more common with age and can cause double vision or depth p Read more on this news related to 'Older'
  • Brain Injuries in Older Age Could Boost Dementia Risk, Study Finds
    Title: Brain Injuries in Older Age Could Boost Dementia Risk, Study Finds Category: Health News Created: 10/27/2014 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 10/28/2014 12:00:00 AM Read more on this news related to 'Older'
  • Older nurses make better carers: study
    Older nurses offer a safer pair of hands than their younger colleagues, a study has revealed. Read more on this news related to 'Older'

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