older older  /ˈoʊl dər/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables)
  2. (adj) used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son
  3. (adj) skilled through long experience

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. As older generations lead increasingly active sex lives, research shows they may also be suffering from a rise in sexually transmitted diseases.
  2. In a small study of drunkenness in young and older adults, the older ones were less likely to judge their own impairment accurately.
  3. A new study adds to the evidence that for older prostate-cancer patients, choosing the conservative,.

News

  1. Older Lake students to help elementary school kids in NASA's Summer of Innovation program

    LEESBURG — The tables have been turned on a group of older Lake students this summer as they take on the role of teacher to help a group of local elementary students learn more about math and science.        
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

  2. Older athletes are playing longer, pushing boundaries

    A brave new sports world is dawning, as more and more athletes prolong their careers into their late 30s and early 40s. Players are rethinking how they approach their careers, planning to compete longer. Owners, general managers, and coaches are reexamining what value older players can bring to teams.        
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  3. Older horses in spotlight at Emerald Downs

    The top older horses at Auburn’s Emerald Downs square off Sunday in the $50,000 Budweiser Handicap, one of the prep races for the $200,000 Longacres Mile on Aug. 18, the signature race in the Northwest.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

Quotes

  1. "I've served with seven presidents," Murtha told a union audience. "When they come in, they all make mistakes. They all get older."
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: John Murtha Source: FOXNews

  2. "I don't know what these young people think or how they promote their careers," Seinfeld said. "I'm older, you know, I'm 56. I look at Lady Gaga the way Keith Hernandez watches these kids when they pull the pocket out, they wear the...
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Jerry Seinfeld Source: ESPN

  3. "This is a significant breakthrough on the road to healthcare reform, one that will make the difference in the lives of many older Americans," Obama said at the White House of the agreement struck with the Pharmaceutical Research and...
    on Jun 22, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

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