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1. Constituting a pension.
2. Mercenary; venal.
n. pl. pen·sion·ar·ies
1. A pensioner.
2. A hireling.
1. constituting a pension
2. maintained by or receiving a pension
n, pl -aries
a person whose service can be bought; hireling
pen•sion•ar•y(ˈpɛn ʃəˌnɛr i)
n., pl. -ar•ies,
2. a hireling.adj.
3. of the nature of a pension.
4. receiving a pension.
a person paid to perform tasks or services, especially as a hireling.See also: Aid
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|Noun||1.||pensionary - the beneficiary of a pension fund|
old-age pensioner - an old person who receives an old-age pension
|2.||pensionary - a person who works only for money|
employee - a worker who is hired to perform a job