Get Old Elderly Background. My father is getting elderly. As old as the hills.
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A) often emphatic (of a person) getting near old age.
Older — adjective [ˈəʊldə,ˈoʊldɚ/ a) elder, senior. My father is getting elderly. The word old, with its connotations of deterioration and obsolescence, doesn't capture the many meanwhile, elderly, a term that was more common a generation ago, is hardly neutral—it's often. Definition of elderly (entry 2 of 2).