Part of speech:
Very old; ancient
Of, relating to, or occurring at the beginning; first:
The definition of stale is something that is old or no longer fresh or new.
Adult in age, experience, etc.
An ironic way to start (often after my) addressing an inferior.
Of or occurring near the beginning of a given series, period of time, or course of events:
Distant in time:
Recent ""” relative to the noun it modifies.
Having reached the age of:
Lacking experience; immature:
New to one's experience; not encountered before:
The definition of primeval is a person or thing from the earliest times.
The definition of first is someone or something that happens or acts before any others.
(Not comparable) Pioneering.
Find another word for oldest. In this page you can discover 23 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for oldest, like: shrewdest, hoariest, initial, stalest, maturest, greatest, dearest, best, earliest, remotest and thinnest.