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adjective advanced in years, ancient, antiquated, antique, archaic, crumbling, decadent, decayed, declining, decrepit, deteriorated, dilapidated, discontinued, early, elderly, enfeebled, hoary, inveteratus, no longer young, not modern, obsolete, olden, past, preceding, preexisting, run down, rusty, stale, superannuated, timeworn, used, vetustus, vintage, waning, weakened, weathered, worn, worn out
Associated concepts: ancient records doctrine
See also: antique, elderly, obsolete, outdated, outmoded, prior, stale, traditional, trite
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There are a few oldish people who come in here on a night and it's really shaken them.
But the thrust of Max's speech concerned not an old - or even an oldish or sadly departed - bloke but a young woman called Zoe Cooper whose first full-length play, Nativities, opens at the little Newcastle Quayside theatre later this month.
To be fair to the oldish boy, he hasn't performed too badly in three starts this season and appeared in decent heart at Leicester last time when rallying to be beaten two and a half lengths into fifth after being hampered approaching the final furlong.
COVENTRY OLDISH PEOPLES FORUM: The group will meet at the Council House at 10.
The other was of a genial, oldish chap in a flat cap raising a pint glass in a Lancashire social club.
As an oldish man he falls for Daisy (who will grow up to be Cate Blanchett).
Suspect 1) oldish man, over 50, slim build, medium height, dark skin tone, wearing a dark coloured beanie hat, with a thin drawn face, eastern European accent.
Entering a small cigar shop at end of day, I approached an oldish chap who was counting a large pile of the Cuban equivalent of the 5p.
I keep meeting oldish jokers with the habit of raising one eyebrow, making the eyeball beneath bulge and squint and saying: "I mean that most sincerely, folks.
A recital given in St George's Hall Concert Room for the Rodewald Society) In Liverpool the other night Radu Lupu played for us Tallish, oldish, black hair and beard going grey Dark suit, dark shirt, dark tie He walked, unhurried, dignified To the piano and rested his left hand on it Accepting our applause with the tiniest of bows He sat back in his chair, hands on the keys Looking like Brahms's brother And played messages from the music gods First received and noted down By three of their high priests Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms The music spoke and laughed and danced And sang a sad 'Auf Wiedersehen