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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.
But watching the video it's hard not to conclude these kids are moving to the groovin' (as us oldster used to say).
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.
Life's half spent before we know what it's about,'' mused the oldster.
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.
The quick-thinking oldster said: "A few years ago my wife ran off with a policeman, and I thought you were bringing her back.
By design, all of this oldster eccentricity softens the film's limit-pushing PG-13 violence, which turns uncomfortably dark in several places and relies on the bullet-spraying overkill so common in the genre,.
It's your floppy, scraggy earlobes that really mark you as an oldster, which means cosmetic ear surgery is the next Next Big Thing.
A decade from now, some oldster may be weeping in the Mirage Theatre, remembering the night when he first saw, heard and felt Love.
Was that a tragic suicide attempt, age 34, in room 22, or an obdurate oldster of 96 who was too mean to die?