octogenarian


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oc·to·ge·nar·i·an

 (ŏk′tə-jə-nâr′ē-ən)
adj.
Being between 80 and 90 years of age.
n.
A person between 80 and 90 years of age.

[From French octogénaire, from Latin octōgēnārius, containing eighty, from octōgēnī, eighty each, from octōgintā, eighty : octō, eight; see oktō(u) in Indo-European roots + -gintā, ten times; see dekm̥ in Indo-European roots.]

octogenarian

(ˌɒktəʊdʒɪˈnɛərɪən) or less commonly

octogenary

n, pl -narians or -naries
a person who is from 80 to 89 years old
adj
of or relating to an octogenarian
[C19: from Latin octōgēnārius containing eighty, from octōgēnī eighty each]

oc•to•ge•nar•i•an

(ˌɒk tə dʒəˈnɛər i ən)
n.
1. a person who is between 80 and 90 years old.
adj.
2. between 80 and 90 years old.
[1805–15; < Latin octōgēnāri(us) comprising eighty]
oc`to•ge•nar′i•an•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.octogenarian - someone whose age is in the eighties
Adj.1.octogenarian - being from 80 to 89 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?"
Translations
في الثَّمانين من عُمْرِه
firsårig
kahdeksissakymmenissä
maîur á níræîisaldri
astoņdesmitgadniekscilvēks vecumā no 80 līdz 89 gadiem
yaşı 80-90 arasında olan kimse

octogenarian

[ˌɒktəʊdʒɪˈnɛərɪən]
A. ADJoctagenario
B. Noctagenario/a m/f

octogenarian

nAchtziger(in) m(f), → Achtzigjährige(r) mf

octogenarian

[ˌɒktəʊdʒɪˈnɛərɪən] nottuagenario/a

octogenarian

(oktədʒiˈneəriən) noun
a person between eighty and eighty-nine years old.

octogenarian

n. octogenario-a, persona de ochenta años de edad o más;
a. octogenario-a.

octogenarian

n octogenario -ria mf
References in classic literature ?
I talked a little just now as though I were an octogenarian.
He fired out the Second Reformed Wesleyans, called back the exiles from Samoa, invited in the traders, held a general love-feast, took the lid off, proclaimed religious liberty and high tariff, and as for himself went back to the worship of his ancestors, dug up the idols, reinstated a few octogenarian priests, and observed the tabus.
As it was considered that the Austerlitz success might have been more decisive had the commander in chief not been so young, all our octogenarians were reviewed, and of Prozorovski and Kamenski the latter was preferred.
Excuse the faintness of my acquiescence, Milicent, I would not discourage your hopes for the world, but mine have been so often disappointed, that I am become as cold and doubtful in my expectations as the flattest of octogenarians.
He said that the octogenarian leaders was once again barred him from offering Friday prayers.
The octogenarian, Giorgos Patera, was reported missing by his daughter who told police he left their home on Tuesday and has not returned.
An octogenarian was killed after a motorcycle driven by a teenager bumped into him in Buenavista town in Quezon province on Saturday, police said Sunday.
The eligibility criteria of the subjects were age greater than 18 years, providing care for an octogenarian as an informal caregiver, and not presenting any apparent cognitive problem that could compromise the completion of the research instruments.
I mean, PS55 does not seem such an outlandish request, even if the octogenarian dad is only going to spend it on wine, women and song.
Levy and Stott will discuss the prefab home they built for the client's octogenarian mother (see Dwell, June 2014), in a third of the time-and at a third of the cost-of a conventionally built home.
A Bangladeshi houseboy has been sentenced to one year in jail for beating up the octogenarian Emirati he was hired to look after.
He might not like it" Octogenarian Brenda Bercow, mother of Commons Speaker John Bercow.