toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

senile
used in The Princess Bride

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
mental weakness caused by old age; or describing a medical condition as caused by old age
  • He was never popular, what with his hunting fetish and leaving the country to kind of rot once his old man got senile, but the way he foiled the kidnapping made everybody realize that this was some brave fella and they were lucky to have him next in line to lead them.
    p. 222.0

There are no more uses of "senile" in The Princess Bride.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®