Adjective "olds" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


An Oldsmobile car, especially a large family saloon model.

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    1. Ransom Eli, 1864–1950, U.S. automobile pioneer and manufacturer. old [ohld] /oʊld/ Spell Syllables adjective, older, oldest or elder, eldest.

    1. far advanced in the years of one's or its life: an old man; an old horse; an old tree.

    2. of or relating to the latter part of the life or term of existence of a person or thing: old age.

    3. as if or appearing to be far advanced in years: Worry had made him old.

    4. having lived or existed for a specified

    More examples(as adjective)

    "skills can be olds."

    "relations can be olds."


    (Olds)Early 20th century; earliest use found in The New York Times. Shortened from Oldsmobile, the brand name of a make of motor car from the name of Ransom Eli Olds, U.S. inventor and car maker + -mobile.