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pen·sion·er

 (pĕn′shə-nər)
n.
1. One who receives a pension.
2. One who is dependent on the bounty of another.
3. Obsolete
a. A gentleman-at-arms.
b. An attendant; a retainer.
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pensioner

(ˈpɛnʃənə)
n
1. a person who is receiving a pension, esp an old-age pension from the state
2. a person dependent on the pay or bounty of another
3. (Historical Terms) obsolete Brit another name for gentleman-at-arms
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pen•sion•er

(ˈpɛn ʃə nər)

n.
1. a person who receives or lives on a pension.
2. a hireling.
3. Obs. a gentleman-at-arms.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pensioner - the beneficiary of a pension fund
beneficiary, donee - the recipient of funds or other benefits
old-age pensioner - an old person who receives an old-age pension
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pensioner

noun senior citizen, retired person, retiree (U.S.), old-age pensioner, O.A.P. the pensioners' fuel allowance
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Translations
مُتَقَاعِدٌمُحال على التَّقاعُد
důchodce
pensionist
eläkeläinen
umirovljenik
nyugdíjas
lífeyrisòegi
年金受給者
연금 수령자
dôchodca
upokojenec
pensionär
ผู้รับบำนาญ
emekliemekli aylığı alan kimse
người hưởng lương hưu

pensioner

[ˈpenʃənəʳ] Npensionado/a m/f, pensionista mf; (= old age pensioner) → jubilado/a m/f
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pensioner

[ˈpɛnʃər] n (British)retraité(e) m/fpension fund ncaisse f de retraitepension plan nplan m de retraitepension provider n (= company) → caisse f de retraite privéepension provision n (by state, employers)prestations fpl de retraitepension scheme (mainly British) nplan m de retraite
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

pensioner

nRentner(in) m(f); (= former civil servant also)Pensionär(in) m(f), → Ruhegehaltsempfänger(in) m(f) (form)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

pensioner

[ˈpɛnʃənəʳ] npensionato/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

pension

(ˈpenʃən) noun
a sum of money paid regularly to a widow, a person who has retired from work, a soldier who has been seriously injured in a war etc. He lives on his pension; a retirement pension.
ˈpensioner noun
a person who receives a pension, especially (old age pensioner) one who receives a retirement pension.
pension off
to allow to retire, or to dismiss, with a pension. They pensioned him off when they found a younger man for the job.
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pensioner

مُتَقَاعِدٌ důchodce pensionist Rentner συνταξιούχος pensionado, pensionista eläkeläinen retraité umirovljenik pensionato 年金受給者 연금 수령자 gepensioneerde pensjonist emeryt aposentado, reformado пенсионер pensionär ผู้รับบำนาญ emekli người hưởng lương hưu 领养老金的人
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References in classic literature ?
When he mentioned him, he spoke of him casually as his old pensioner. He had a wonderful satisfaction in seeing him, and in commenting on his decayed condition after he was gone.
First, then, the mistress of the house where these lovers had hitherto met, and who had been for some years a pensioner to that lady, was now become a methodist, and had that very morning waited upon her ladyship, and after rebuking her very severely for her past life, had positively declared that she would, on no account, be instrumental in carrying on any of her affairs for the future.
And as if it were not enough to have aggrandized the Church, and deprived himself of friends, he, wishing to have the kingdom of Naples, divides it with the King of Spain, and where he was the prime arbiter in Italy he takes an associate, so that the ambitious of that country and the malcontents of his own should have somewhere to shelter; and whereas he could have left in the kingdom his own pensioner as king, he drove him out, to put one there who was able to drive him, Louis, out in turn.
It was a subtle, intelligent, crafty-looking face, a sort of combined monkey and diplomat phiz, before whom the cardinal made three steps and a profound bow, and whose name, nevertheless, was only, "Guillaume Rym, counsellor and pensioner of the City of Ghent."
Casaubon: it would be at best a pensioner's eulogy."
The one man in the house is an old sailor, who has been all his life with his master -- he is a kind of pensioner at St.
In England it is generally understood to mean pay given to a state hireling for treason to his country." A pensioner he had said was "A slave of state hired by a stipend to obey his master." Was he then to become a traitor to his country and a slave of state?
When I watch that flowing river, which, out of regions I see not, pours for a season its streams into me, I see that I am a pensioner; not a cause, but a surprised spectator of this ethereal water; that I desire and look up and put myself in the attitude of reception, but from some alien energy the visions come.
Fog in the eyes and throats of ancient Greenwich pensioners, wheezing by the firesides of their wards; fog in the stem and bowl of the afternoon pipe of the wrathful skipper, down in his close cabin; fog cruelly pinching the toes and fingers of his shivering little 'prentice boy on deck.
The other gentleman assented, observing that he was expected at the Hospital, and that several pensioners would be ready to receive him whenever he arrived.
Kings have adorned her with fantastic buildings, endowed her with charities, crammed her with pensioners, and drenched her with blood.
With that Polly slammed down the window, to the dismay of her gentle little pensioners, and began to fly about with great energy, singing and talking to herself as if it was impossible to keep quiet.