Definition of old

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • old is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 4
  • old is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 4
  • old is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 5

Definition of old


  • skilled through long experience (adjective)

    Examples

    1. an old offender
    2. the older soldiers

    Synonyms

    1. older
  • belonging to some prior time (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. erstwhile
    2. former
    3. one-time
    4. onetime
    5. quondam
    6. sometime
  • just preceding something else in time or order (adjective)

    Examples

    1. my old house was larger

    Synonyms

    1. previous
  • very good (adjective)

    Examples

    1. we had a grand old time

    Synonyms

    1. bang-up
    2. bully
    3. corking
    4. cracking
    5. dandy
    6. great
    7. groovy
    8. keen
    9. neat
    10. nifty
    11. not bad
    12. peachy
    13. slap-up
    14. smashing
    15. swell
  • of a very early stage in development (adjective)
  • of long duration; not new (adjective)

    Examples

    1. old tradition
    2. old house
    3. old wine
    4. old country
    5. old friendships
    6. old money
  • past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old') (noun)
  • (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age (adjective)

    Examples

    1. his mother is very old
    2. a ripe old age
    3. how old are you?
  • (used for emphasis) very familiar (adjective)

    Examples

    1. good old boy
    2. same old story

See definition of old in Merriam Webster

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