(comparative more forolded, superlative most forolded)
- (UK dialectal) Worn out with age; very old.
From Middle English forolded, past participle of forolden, forealdien, from Old English forealdian (“to grow old, decay”), equivalent to for- + eld (“to age, grow old”). Cognate with Dutch verouderd (“outdated, obsolete, old-fashioned”), German veraltet (“outdated, obsolete, antiquated”), Swedish föråldrad (“outdated, antiquated, archaic”). More at eld.