Definition of Oldster

1. Noun. An elderly person.




Definition of Oldster

1. n. An old person.

Definition of Oldster

1. Noun. Someone who is old-aged ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oldster

1. an old person [n -S]

Oldster Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oldster

oldhamite
oldhamites
oldie
oldies
oldish
oldly
oldman
oldmen
oldness
oldnesses
olds
oldsightedness
oldskool
oldsquaw
oldsquaws
oldster (current term)
oldsters
oldstyle
oldstyles
oldtimer
oldtimers
oldwench
oldwife
oldwives
oldy
ole
olea
oleaceous
oleaginous
oleaginously

Literary usage of Oldster

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"1975 an oldster's recalling his childhood as a “breaking boy” —Judith Crist, ... 1977 Such success as oldster has enjoyed can be attributed in part to the ..."

2. Cyclopædia of Wit and Humor by Wayne E. Burton (1868)
"It had divers proofs of long service ; each oldster mixed a pretty strong portion of grog, taking it out of an old lime-juice bottle, ..."

3. Trukese-English Dictionary by Ward Hunt Goodenough, Hiroshi Sugita (1980)
"-ichi(suL): firstborn, senior, oldest, first, highest ranking (of siblings and lineage mates). oldster ... elder, oldster, old person. oleander: ..."

4. A Naval Encyclopædia: Comprising a Dictionary of Nautical Words and Phrases (1880)
"It is somewhat difficult to draw the line between an oldster and a youngster, each person drawing it to suit himself. Old Wife. A fish about 2 feet long, ..."

5. Links in My Life on Land and Sea by James William Gambier (1907)
"Up to a certain age you went ashore in charge of some oldster, who looked after you all day, put you into the boat returning to the ship at five or six in ..."

6. The United Service Magazine by Arthur William Alsager Pollock (1853)
"... that when a " younker''i» doing anything which an "oldster" is countenancing, till' mess "bully'' always hesitates for fear of the "oldster. ..."

7. The King's Own by Frederick Marryat (1866)
"The oldster before mentioned put his hand into the bread-basket, and seized a handful of the biscuit. " Now I 'll bet you a glass of grog that you don't ..."

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