septuagenarian


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sep·tu·a·ge·nar·i·an

 (sĕp′to͞o-ə-jə-nâr′ē-ən, -tyo͞o-, -cho͞o-)
n.
A person who is 70 years old or between the ages of 70 and 80.
adj.
1. Being 70 years old or between the ages of 70 and 80.
2. Of or relating to a septuagenarian.

[From Latin septuāgēnārius, of the number seventy, from septuāgēnī, seventy each, from septuāgintā, seventy; see Septuagint.]

septuagenarian

(ˌsɛptjʊədʒɪˈnɛərɪən) or

septuagenary

n
a person who is from 70 to 79 years old
adj
1. being between 70 and 79 years old
2. of or relating to a septuagenarian
[C18: from Latin septuāgēnārius, from septuāgēnī seventy each, from septuāgintā seventy]

sep•tu•a•ge•nar•i•an

(ˌsɛp tʃu ə dʒəˈnɛər i ən, -tu-, -tyu-)

adj.
1. of the age of 70 or between 70 and 80.
n.
2. a septuagenarian person.
[1705–15; < Latin septuāgēnāri(us) (septuāgēn(ī) seventy each, distributive of septuāgintā seventy + -ārius -ary) + -an1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.septuagenarian - someone whose age is in the seventies
Translations
sedmdesátník
hetvenéves
maîur á áttræîisaldri
septyniasdešimtmetis
septiņdesmitgadīgais
yetmişlik kimse

septuagenarian

[ˌseptjʊədʒɪˈnɛərɪən]
A. ADJseptuagenario
B. Nseptuagenario/a m/f

septuagenarian

[ˌsɛptʃuədʒɪˈnɛəriən]
nseptuagénaire mf

septuagenarian

nSiebzigjährige(r) mf; to be a septuagenarianein(e) Siebziger(in) sein

septuagenarian

[ˌsɛptjʊədʒɪˈnɛərɪən] n (frm) → settuagenario/a

septuagenarian

(septjuədʒiˈneəriən) , ((American) -tʃuə-) noun
a person from seventy to seventy-nine years old.
References in classic literature ?
But there passed across his vision an image of a haggard little septuagenarian taking measured sips of a glass of sugar and water and finding them quite impotent to sweeten his desolation.
Already a septuagenarian, tall, withered, pale, and wrinkled, the baroness exactly resembled those old women whom Schnetz puts into the Italian scenes of his "genre" pictures.
had the defect of tying the hands of the kings by compelling them to deliver the destinies of the nation into the control of the middle- aged men of the Chamber and the septuagenarians of the peerage; it robbed them of the right to lay hands on a man of statesmanlike talent wherever they could find him, no matter how young he was or how poverty-stricken his condition might be.
The spokesperson to former president Ibrahim Babangida (IBB), Kassim Afegbua speaking on a Channels television programme on Sunday evening said that the statement accrued to the septuagenarian is not personalised to the incumbent president Muhammadu Buhari.
A double-ended car owned by a septuagenarian mechanic from Indonesia has been ordered off the road, but he has not given up on the quirky creation just yet.
IANS Ahmedabad Indian pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah's septuagenarian grandfather Santok Singh reported missing for two days was found dead here on Sunday.
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She's a slim septuagenarian and she's going to stay that way even if it means ditching a spoonful of caviar.
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The septuagenarian director provides an exhaustive but exuberant film-by-film account of a career spanning nearly half a century in Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow's delicious documentary portrait--skimping neither on candid self-effacement nor irreverent wit as he recalls such professional triumphs as "Carrie," such dispiriting misfires as "Mission to Mars," and the wealth of knowledge gained and opportunities lost in between.