age-old

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age-old

(āj′ōld′)
adj.
Very old or ancient.

age-old

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age-long

adj
very old or of long duration; ancient

age′-old`



adj.
ancient; from time immemorial.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.age-old - belonging to or lasting from times long agoage-old - belonging to or lasting from times long ago; "age-old customs"; "the antique fear that days would dwindle away to complete darkness"
old - of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money"

age-old

age-old

adjective
Belonging to, existing, or occurring in times long past:
Translations

age-old

[ˈeɪdʒəʊld] ADJmultisecular, antiquísimo

age-old

[ˈeɪdʒˌəʊld] adjsecolare

age

(eidʒ) noun
1. the amount of time during which a person or thing has existed. He went to school at the age of six (years); What age is she?
2. (often with capital) a particular period of time. This machine was the wonder of the age; the Middle Ages.
3. the quality of being old. This wine will improve with age; With the wisdom of age he regretted the mistakes he had made in his youth.
4. (usually in plural) a very long time. We've been waiting (for) ages for a bus.
verbpresent participle ˈag(e)ing
to (cause to) grow old or look old. He has aged a lot since I last saw him; His troubles have aged him.
aged adjective
1. (ˈeidʒid) old. an aged man.
2. (eidʒd) of the age of. a child aged five.
ˈageless adjective
never growing old or never looking older. ageless beauty.
ˈage-old adjective
done, known etc for a very long time. an age-old custom.
the aged (ˈeidʒid)
old people. care for the aged.
(come) of age
(to become) old enough to be considered legally an adult (eg in Britain aged eighteen or over).