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synonyms for oldish

  • aged
  • ancient
  • decrepit
  • elderly
  • gray
  • mature
  • tired
  • venerable
  • fossil
  • senior
  • versed
  • veteran
  • along in years
  • broken down
  • debilitated
  • enfeebled
  • exhausted
  • experienced
  • geriatric
  • getting on
  • gray-haired
  • grizzled
  • hoary
  • impaired
  • inactive
  • infirm
  • matured
  • not young
  • olden
  • over the hill
  • past one's prime
  • seasoned
  • senile
  • skilled
  • superannuated
  • wasted
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antonyms for oldish

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  • new
  • young
  • youthful
  • green
  • inexperienced
  • contemporary
  • current
  • fresh
  • late
  • modern
  • recent
  • up-to-date
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How to use oldish in a sentence

An oldish man with glasses—the auctioneer—was seated on a box making figures in a notebook.
CAPTAIN SCRAGGSPETER B. KYNE
His complexion was of that weather-beaten red hue which is often seen in oldish men who have been much out in all weathers.
DECEMBER LOVEROBERT HICHENS
You might meet oldish men in the Transvaal who were not, according to their masters' reckoning, twenty-one years of age.
THE LAST BOER WARH. RIDER HAGGARD
They were oldish men perhaps 50 years old, one a Mr. Fish of Indiana and another named Gould.
DEATH VALLEY IN '49WILLIAM LEWIS MANLY
No girl of any species can compare with an oldish American hired girl.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 20, NO. 33, NOVEMBER 1877VARIOUS
He was oldish, but he was very charming, and any man is better than no man.
MISS RAVENEL'S CONVERSION FROM SECESSION TO LOYALTYJ. W. DE FOREST
One of the first houses we visited was that of an oldish gentleman—the richest merchant, we were told, in the town.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
That is perhaps the reason why most oldish men acquire information, but learn very little.
A PREFACE TO POLITICSWALTER LIPPMANN
A quiet, oldish-looking man got up now and came forward to the witness-box.
ROBBERY UNDER ARMSTHOMAS ALEXANDER BROWNE, AKA ROLF BOLDREWOOD
But there was an odd, rather oldish house, with a two-story ell that seemed to have been added as an after-thought.
A LITTLE GIRL OF LONG AGOAMANDA MILLIE DOUGLAS
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