Aged - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |eɪdʒd|  American pronunciation of the word aged
Brit.  |eɪdʒd|  British pronunciation of the word aged
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto age
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto age

noun

- people who are old collectively(syn: elderly)

adjective

- advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables)(syn: elderly, older, senior)
- at an advanced stage of erosion (pronounced as one syllable)
- having attained a specific age; (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable)
- of wines, fruit, cheeses; having reached a desired or final condition; (`aged' pronounced as one syllable)(syn: ripened)
- (used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable) (syn: cured)

Examples

a group of men aged between 20 and 30

...all the young men went to fight in the war; and only the aged and infirm remained behind...

That was Starboard talking to his Aged Parent.

Any horse above six years is "aged".

A woman aged 50 has given birth to twins.

special arrangements were available for the aged

As he aged he grew more and more bitter.

You haven't aged a day since I saw you last!

His troubles have aged him.

Exposure to the sun has aged her skin.

The wine is aged in oak barrels.

His hair dulled as he aged.

...the cheese maker's aged cheddar is a real crackerjack...

His hair whitened as he aged.

There is a long walk of aged elms.

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