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old·ster

 (ōld′stər)
n. Informal
An elderly person.

[After youngster.]

oldster

(ˈəʊldstə)
n
1. informal an older person
2. (Military) navy Brit a person who has been a midshipman for four years

old•ster

(ˈoʊld stər)

n.
an old or elderly person.
[1810–20; on the model of youngster]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oldster - an elderly personoldster - an elderly person      
adult, grownup - a fully developed person from maturity onward
ancient, antediluvian - a very old person
centenarian - someone who is at least 100 years old
curmudgeon - a crusty irascible cantankerous old person full of stubborn ideas
dodderer - one who dodders from old age and weakness
dodo, fogey, fogy, fossil - someone whose style is out of fashion
dotard - an oldster in his dotage; someone whose age has impaired his intellect
back-number, has-been - someone who is no longer popular
nonagenarian - someone whose age is in the nineties
octogenarian - someone whose age is in the eighties
old boy - a vivacious elderly man
graybeard, greybeard, old man, Methuselah - a man who is very old
old woman - a woman who is old
septuagenarian - someone whose age is in the seventies
sexagenarian - someone whose age is in the sixties

oldster

noun
Informal. An elderly person:
Informal: old-timer.
Translations

oldster

[ˈəʊldstəʳ] N (US) → viejo/a m/f, anciano/a m/f

oldster

n (US inf) → älterer Mann; some of us oldsterseinige von uns Alten
References in classic literature ?
Besides, the oldsters had been there, drinking since early dawn, and, some of them, since the night before.
He'll be the boy for the clean job," said the oldsters to one another, and waited their time until they could set him to his work.
If oldster category supremo Louis Walsh puts this loony through he's even more clueless than I thought.
Wearing utterly unnecessary sunglasses, the funny little oldster faced a class full of bemused 15-year-olds and snarled: "Don't you wish you were me?
In his new film, "Le Chien," an out-of work oldster sinks his savings into buying a Dogo dog stud.
If audiences can't make that leap of faith and believe Silk is of African- American origin or that lanky and lovely Kidman would fall for balding oldster Hopkins (they have some heady sex scenes together) then the film cannot work.
While Mrs Diner and I scanned the oldster menu at length for things that offered some reason for optimism, they were way ahead of us.
They're just going to assume any oldster who's opted to have his or her checks delivered to a child or grandchild who helps them manage their financial affairs is too crazy to buy a gun.
Furious with loudmouth Paul, oldster Andy snarled: "In my world it's a punch to the throat, he's down, gone, finished I walk away.
Formal supportive organization are government precaution and informal supportive organization are amateur oldster caregiving which are done by oldster family members, friends or relatives (old person family members have main part here.
Rodney, 18 If Katy Perry in her prime couldn't hang on to him I find it hard to believe an oldster like Halliwell can.
His eyes were grey and large, and in a fine Irish brogue the tiny oldster issued a grave warning to Annabel: "If you tell one living soul about me or Red and Blue, you''ll never see your mother again