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Noun: Methuselah  mu'th(y)oo-zu-lu
  1. A man who is very old
    - old man, greybeard [Brit, Cdn], graybeard [US]
     
  2. (Old Testament) a patriarch (grandfather of Noah) who is said to have lived 969 years

Derived forms: Methuselahs

Type of: adult male, bozo [N. Amer, informal], cat [N. Amer, informal], chappie [Brit, informal], geezer [Brit, informal], golden ager [N. Amer, informal], guy [informal], hombre [N. Amer, informal], man, old person, oldster [N. Amer, informal], patriarch, senior citizen, sod [Brit, informal]

Encyclopedia: Methuselah