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 ?
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.'
I talked a little just now as though I were an octogenarian. Actually, as I said, I am but just gone thirty, and I may reasonably regard life, as the saying is, all before me.
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.
He said senior citizens who are already octogenarians will each receive PHP20,000 while nonagenarians will get PHP50,000 once his proposal is approved.
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'Osoba remains one of Nigeria's detribalised and essentially cosmopolitan octogenarians; suave; urbane; cerebral; seasoned and profoundly accomplished journalist.'
According to a recent study by New York Life, octogenarians have telling insight into what it takes to be happy and secure in retirement.
Muscat : When the youngsters were whirring and revving up their four-wheel drive vehicles, the four octogenarians we met yesterday on International Day for the Elderly were sharing Kawa (traditional Omani coffee) as they discussed the struggles of their younger days.
The quality of life after cardiac surgery in octogenarians and evaluation of its early and mid-term results.
Octogenarians form a rapidly growing segment of the UK population, and as colorectal cancer is a disease that increases in incidence with age, it poses a serious disease burden.