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old

old as in past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
    old as in (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
    • "his mother is very old"
    • "a ripe old age"
    • "how old are you?"
    old as in of long duration
    • "not new"
    • "old tradition"
    • "old house"
    • "old wine"
    • "old country"
    • "old friendships"
    • "old money"
    old as in (used for emphasis) very familiar
    • "good old boy"
    • "same old story"

    Synonyms

    • old(a)
    old as in skilled through long experience
    • "an old offender"
    • "the older soldiers"

    Synonyms

    • olderadvanced in years; used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son; skilled through long experience
    old as in belonging to some prior time
    • "erstwhile friend"
    • "our former glory"
    • "the once capital of the state"
    • "her quondam lover"

    Synonyms

    • erstwhile(a)
    • former(a)
    • onetime(a)
    • one-time(a)
    • quondam(a)
    • sometime(a)
    old as in very good
    • "he did a bully job"
    • "a neat sports car"
    • "had a great time at the party"
    • "you look simply smashing"
    • "we had a grand old time"

    Synonyms

    • bang-upvery good
    • bullyvery good; be bossy towards; discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; a cruel and brutal fellow ; a hired thug
    • corkingvery good
    • crackingvery good; a sudden sharp noise; the act of cracking something ; the process whereby heavy molecules of naphtha or petroleum are broken down into hydrocarbons of lower molecular weight (especially in the oil-refining process)
    • dandyvery good; a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance ; a sailing vessel with two masts
    • greata person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field; relatively large in size or number or extent; of major significance or importance; remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect; very good; uppercase; in an advanced stage of pregnancy
    • groovyvery good; (British informal) very chic
    • keenexpress grief verbally; a funeral lament sung with loud wailing ; having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; intense or sharp; very good; painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; having a sharp cutting edge or point
    • neatclean or organized; showing care in execution; free from clumsiness; superficially impressive, but lacking depth and attention to the true complexities of a subject; very good; (of an alcoholic drink) without water
    • niftyvery good
    • not bad(p)
    • peachyvery good; of something resembling a peach in color
    • slap-upvery good
    • swellvery good; the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea ; a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor) ; a crescendo followed by a decrescendo ; a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance ; increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity; become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger; expand abnormally; come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things); come up, as of a liquid; cause to become swollen
    • smashingthe act of breaking something into small pieces ; very good
    • old(a)
    old as in of a very early stage in development
    • "Old English is also called Anglo Saxon"
    • "Old High German is High German from the middle of the 9th to the end of the 11th century"

    Synonyms

    • Oldpast times (especially in the phrase `in days of old') ; (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; of long duration; (used for emphasis) very familiar; skilled through long experience; belonging to some prior time; very good; of a very early stage in development; just preceding something else in time or order
    old as in just preceding something else in time or order
    • "the previous owner"
    • "my old house was larger"

    Synonyms

    • previous(a)