Any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Noachian deluge.
synonym: antediluvian patriarch.
A very old person.
Of or relating to the period before the biblical flood:
— Antediluvian man.
So extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period:
— A ramshackle antediluvian tenement.
— Antediluvian ideas.
Polish: archaiczny, starodawny
Moby thesaurus: Bronze Age man, Gothic, Hominidae, Iron Age man, Methuselah, Stone Age man, Victorian, aboriginal, aborigine, age-old, aged, ancient, ante-bellum, antemundane, anthropoid, antiquated, antique, ape-man, archaic, autochthon ... show more.
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