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One who is 100 years old or older.

[From Latin centēnārius, of a hundred; see centenary.]

cen′te·nar′i·an adj.


a person who is at least 100 years old
1. being at least 100 years old
2. of or relating to a centenarian


(ˌsɛn tnˈɛər i ən)

1. pertaining to or having existed 100 years.
2. a person who has reached the age of 100.
[1840–50; < Latin centenāri(us) (see centenary) + -an1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.centenarian - someone who is at least 100 years oldcentenarian - someone who is at least 100 years old
Adj.1.centenarian - being at least 100 years old
old - (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; "his mother is very old"; "a ripe old age"; "how old are you?"
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A. ADJcentenario
B. Ncentenario/a m/f


[ˌsɛntɪˈnɛəriən] ncentenaire mf


nHundertjährige(r) mf, → Zentenar m (geh)


[ˌsɛntɪˈnɛərɪən] ncentenario/a


(senˈtiːnəri) , ((American) ˈsentəneri) (plural cenˈtenaries) centennial (senˈteniəl) nouns
a hundredth anniversary. The firm is celebrating its centenary this year.
centenarian (sentəˈneəriən) noun
a person who is a hundred or more years old.
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