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An elderly person.
1. informal an older person
2. (Military) navy Brit a person who has been a midshipman for four years
an old or elderly person.
[1810–20; on the model of youngster]
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|Noun||1.||oldster - an elderly 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
dotard - an oldster in his dotage; someone whose age has impaired his intellect
nonagenarian - someone whose age is in the nineties
octogenarian - someone whose age is in the eighties
old boy - a vivacious elderly man
old woman - a woman who is old
septuagenarian - someone whose age is in the seventies
sexagenarian - someone whose age is in the sixties