简明英汉词典

elderly
[5eldElI]
adj.
过了中年的, 稍老的

美国传统词典[双解]

elderly
eld.er.ly
AHD:[μl“d…r-l?]
D.J.[6eld*li8]
K.K.[6Wld+li]
adj.(形容词)

(1)

Being past middle age and approaching old age; rather old.
上了年纪的:已过中年的,接近老年的,年岁大的

(2)

Of, relating to, or characteristic of older persons or life in later years.
老年的:关于老年人的或已过了壮年的生活的,属于老年人的或已过了壮年的生活的,或具有老年人和老年生活特点的
n.(名词)

(1)

pl. eld.er.liesAn elderly person.
【复数】 eld.er.lies老年人

(2)

pl. elderly(used with a pl. verb)Older people considered as a group. Often used with the :
【复数】 elderly(与复数动词连用)对老年人的总称:被当作群体看待的老年人,经常与定冠词the 连用:
special recreational programs for the elderly.
为老年人设立的特殊娱乐计划

继承用法

elderliness
n.(名词)

参考词汇

(1)

elderlyoldagedvenerablesuperannuated

(2)

These adjectives are compared as they mean far along in years or life. One who is elderly is between middle age and old age:
这些形容词都表示年纪迟暮的或生活经历多的,但是各有不同。用elderly 来形容一个人是指他处于中年和老年之间:
Elderly residents of the city could still recall the construction of the first skyscraper.
这座城市的老居民还能回忆起建造第一幢摩天大楼的情形。

(3)

Old implies advanced years:
Old 表示年迈的:
“an old man's eagle mind” (William Butler Yeats).
“老人鹰般敏锐的思维” (威廉·巴特勒·叶芝)。
“There are so few who can grow old with a good grace” (Richard Steele).
“很少有人年愈古稀仍有风采” (理查德·斯梯尔)。

(4)

Aged emphasizes old age and usually suggests infirmity:
Aged 强调老龄,通常意味着体弱:
The Western world has yet to respect the aged members of its society as the Japanese do. One who is venerable commands respect by virtue of dignity and age:
西方世界的人们要象日本人那样尊重社会的老年成员。 Venerable 形容因高龄和德行而让人敬仰的人:
“a venerable-looking man, with white hair and beard and a face of great sagacity” (Samuel Butler).
“他白发银须,脸庞睿智,看起来德高望重” (塞缪尔·巴特勒)。

(5)

Superannuated applies to one who has reached the age of retirement and has been pensioned (a superannuated civil servant ); the term can also refer to one too old for use, work, or service:
Superannuated 指到了退休年龄并领取养老金的人(退休的公务员 ); 这个词也用于指太老了而不能用、不能工作或服务:
“He left the house . . . for the support of twelve superannuated wool carders” (Anthony Trollope).
“他离开了家…为了供养十二位年老体衰的羊毛梳理工人” (安东尼·特罗洛普)

现代英汉词典

elderly
[5eldElI]
adj.
较老的
to be getting elderly
年纪渐老
He was rather elderly with grey hair and clear blue eyes.
"他上了年纪,头发灰白,蓝色的眼睛闪着光芒。"

美国传统词典

elderly
eld.er.ly
AHD:[μl“d…r-l?]
D.J.[6eld*li8]
K.K.[6Wld+li]
adj.

(1)

Being past middle age and approaching old age; rather old.

(2)

Of, relating to, or characteristic of older persons or life in later years.
n.

(1)

pl. eld.er.liesAn elderly person.

(2)

pl. elderly(used with a pl. verb)Older people considered as a group. Often used with the :
special recreational programs for the elderly.

继承用法

elderliness
n.

参考词汇

(1)

elderly, old, aged, venerable, superannuated

(2)

These adjectives are compared as they mean far along in years or life. One who is elderly is between middle age and old age:
Elderly residents of the city could still recall the construction of the first skyscraper.

(3)

Old implies advanced years:
“an old man's eagle mind” (William Butler Yeats).
“There are so few who can grow old with a good grace” (Richard Steele).

(4)

Aged emphasizes old age and usually suggests infirmity:
The Western world has yet to respect the aged members of its society as the Japanese do. One who is venerable commands respect by virtue of dignity and age:
“a venerable-looking man, with white hair and beard and a face of great sagacity” (Samuel Butler).

(5)

Superannuated applies to one who has reached the age of retirement and has been pensioned (a superannuated civil servant ); the term can also refer to one too old for use, work, or service:
“He left the house . . . for the support of twelve superannuated wool carders” (Anthony Trollope).

英汉航空大词典

elderly
n.上了年纪的,中年以上的

英汉化学大词典

elderly
adj.中年以上的,上了年纪的

英汉经贸大词典

elderly
adj.中年以上的,上了年纪的

英汉计算机大词典

elderly
adj.中年以上的(上了年纪的)

英汉医学大词典

elderly
n.老龄

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