old [-er, -est] adj

OE altd.

  1. Used; discarded; outdated.
  2. Former; previous; past; subsisting before something else.
  3. Ancient; long ago; [to express familiarity affection.]
  4. Eternal; infinite; everlasting; far back into the past.
  5. Long-time; long-term; of long continuance; begun long ago.
  6. Elderly; aged; senior; advanced in years; having lived for a very long time.
  7. Mature; advanced.
  8. Phrase. “Old fashioned” (see old, adj. + fashioned, verbal adj.): former; previous; obsolete; antiquated; passed by in time; pertaining to former days; according to ancient standards.