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Meaning of METHUSELAH

Pronunciation:  mu'thoozulu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a man who is very old
  2. [n]  (Old Testament) a patriarch (grandfather of Noah) who is said to have lived 969 years
 

METHUSELAH is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: graybeard, greybeard, old man
 
 See Also: adult male, antique, codger, gaffer, man, mossback, old codger, old geezer, old person, oldster, oldtimer, old-timer, patriarch, senior citizen

 

 

Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

man of the dart, the son of Enoch, and grandfather of Noah. He was the oldest man of whom we have any record, dying at the age of nine hundred and sixty-nine years, in the year of the Flood (Gen. 5:21-27; 1 Chr. 1:3).

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: antediluvian, antique, back number, centenarian, conservative, dad, dodo, dotard, elder, Father Time, fogy, fossil, fud, fuddy-duddy, gaffer, geezer, golden-ager, gramps, grandfather, grandsire, granny, graybeard, has-been, longhair, matriarch, mid-Victorian, mossback, Nestor, nonagenarian, octogenarian, old believer, old chap, old codger, old crock, old dodo, old dog, old duffer, old fogy, old geezer, old gent, old gentleman, old liner, old man, Old Paar, old party, old poop, old woman, older, oldster, old-timer, pantaloon, patriarch, pop, pops, presbyter, reactionary, regular old fogy, relic, senior citizen, septuagenarian, sexagenarian, square, starets, the quiet-voiced elders, traditionalist, venerable sir, veteran
 

 

 

 

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