Mom has aged considerably.
He looks old for his age.
She was barely thirty but gave an impression of age.
She stays at home all the time.
He couldn't get his mind off the matter.
Why are you always off disturbing others?
(as prefix of a person's name to indicate seniority, or before an animal or plant)
the youngest son
n.old people; (often used as a respectful term of address) elderly person
show respect for the old
v.euph(of old people) pass away
Her grandfather passed away last year.
adj.of long standing; old (not new)
adj.(of food) overcooked
v.(of certain macromolecular compounds) deteriorate
adj.(of color) dark
She hasn't been here for a long time.
Words and phrases with 老
- 老人家[word]elder; parent
- 老太婆[word]old dame; [of one's aged wife] my old woman
- 老老[word]same as 姥姥
- 老汉[word]aged man; I
- 老板娘[word]shopkeeper's wife; female boss
- 老天爷[word]Heaven; good heavens
- 老谋深算[idiom]experienced and astute
- 老当益壮[idiom]old but vigorous
- 老泪纵横[idiom]give way to a flood of tears
- 老气横秋[idiom]be arrogant on account of one's seniority; lacking in youthful vigour
- 老夫老妻[idiom]an old married couple
- 老弱病残[idiom]old, weak, sick and disabled
- 老老少少[idiom]the old and the young