Last modified on 25 May 2014, at 13:22

older

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

older

  1. comparative form of old: more old, elder, senior
    My older brother and I are Catholic twins. He’s older by eleven months, not quite a year older than me.
  2. elderly
    The thoughtful lad helped an older lady across the street.

ElfdalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Swedish aldrig.

AdverbEdit

older

  1. never

NorwegianEdit

Older

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ǫlr.

NounEdit

older

  1. Alder, trees from the Alnus genus

InflectionEdit

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “older” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.