|1.||of or relating to geriatric medicine or to older people|
|2.||offensive (of people or machines) old, obsolescent, worn out, or useless|
|3.||old-fashioned, offensive an elderly person|
|4.||informal, offensive an older person considered as one who may be disregarded as senile or unable to look after his or her own best interests|
|[C20: from Greek gēras old age + |
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
geriatric ger·i·at·ric (jěr'ē-āt'rĭk)
Of or relating to geriatrics.
Of or relating to old age or to the aging process.