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senior citizen

n.
A person of relatively advanced age, especially one who has retired.

sen′ior-cit′i·zen adj.
senior citizenry n.

senior citizen

n
an old age pensioner

sen′ior cit′izen


n.
an older person, esp. one who is retired.
[1935–1940]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.senior citizen - an elderly personsenior citizen - an elderly person      
adult, grownup - a fully developed person from maturity onward
ancient, antediluvian - a very old person
centenarian - someone who is at least 100 years old
curmudgeon - a crusty irascible cantankerous old person full of stubborn ideas
dodderer - one who dodders from old age and weakness
dodo, fogey, fogy, fossil - someone whose style is out of fashion
dotard - an oldster in his dotage; someone whose age has impaired his intellect
back-number, has-been - someone who is no longer popular
nonagenarian - someone whose age is in the nineties
octogenarian - someone whose age is in the eighties
old boy - a vivacious elderly man
graybeard, greybeard, old man, Methuselah - a man who is very old
old woman - a woman who is old
septuagenarian - someone whose age is in the seventies
sexagenarian - someone whose age is in the sixties

senior citizen

noun pensioner, retired person, old age pensioner, O.A.P., elder, old or elderly person I sat next to her at the Senior Citizens' Club yesterday.

senior citizen

noun
An elderly person:
Informal: oldster, old-timer.
Translations
důchodceosoba důchodového věkustarší člověk
pensionist
eläkeläinenvanhuuseläkeläinen
osoba umirovljena zbog starostistarija osobaumirovljenik
nyugdíjas
eldri borgari
年金受給者老齢年金受給者高齢者
노령의 연금수령자노인연금 수령자
65-plussergepensioneerde
starší človek
upokojenec
pensionär
คนชราเกษียณผู้รับบำนาญผู้รับบำนาญพลเมืองอาวุโส
emekliyaşlı vatandaşyaşlı/ihtiyar kimse
người giàngười già hưởng lương hưungười hưởng lương hưu

senior citizen

n (euph) (old person) → anziano/a; (pensioner) → pensionato/a

senior

(ˈsiːnjə) noun
1. (also adjective) (a person who is) older in years or higher in rank or authority. John is senior to me by two years; He is two years my senior; senior army officers.
2. (American) a student in his/her last year in college or high school.
adjective
(often abbreviated to Snr, ~Sr or Sen. when written) used to indicate the father of a person who is alive and who has the same name. John Jones Senior.
ˌseniˈority (-niˈo-) noun
the state of being senior. The officers sat at the table in order of seniority.
senior citizen
a person who has passed retirement age.

older than but senior to.

senior citizen

مُتَقَاعِدٌ, مُتَقَدِّمٌ في السِّنّ důchodce, osoba důchodového věku pensionist Rentner, Senior συνταξιούχος, υπερήλικας pensionado, pensionado de la tercera edad, pensionista, pensionista de la tercera edad, persona de la tercera edad eläkeläinen, vanhuuseläkeläinen personne âgée, retraité osoba umirovljena zbog starosti, starija osoba, umirovljenik anziano, pensionato 年金受給者, 老齢年金受給者, 高齢者 노령의 연금수령자, 노인, 연금 수령자 65-plusser, gepensioneerde pensjonist emeryt, starsza osoba aposentado, aposentado por idade, pessoa idosa, reformado пенсионер, пенсионер по старости pensionär คนชราเกษียณผู้รับบำนาญ, ผู้รับบำนาญ, พลเมืองอาวุโส emekli, yaşlı vatandaş người già, người già hưởng lương hưu, người hưởng lương hưu 老年公民, 领养老金的人

senior citizen

n. persona mayor; jubilado-a.

senior citizen

n (US) persona de edad avanzada, persona que recibe ciertos derechos debido a su edad mayor
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