Definition of superannuated adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌsuːpərˈænjueɪtɪd//
, also BrE//ˌsjuːpərˈænjueɪtɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsuːpərˈænjueɪtɪd//
[usually before noun] (formal or humorous)
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(of people or things) too old for work or to be used for their original purpose superannuated rock stars Word Origin mid 17th cent.: back-formation from superannuated, from medieval Latin superannuatus, from Latin super- ‘over’ + annus ‘year’ + -ed.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: superannuated