sexagenarian


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sex·a·ge·nar·i·an

 (sĕk′sə-jə-nâr′ē-ən)
n.
A person who is 60 years old or between the ages of 60 and 70.
adj.
1. Being 60 years old or between the ages of 60 and 70.
2. Of or relating to a sexagenarian.

[From Latin sexāgēnārius, sexagenary; see sexagenary.]

sexagenarian

(ˌsɛksədʒɪˈnɛərɪən)
n
a person from 60 to 69 years old
adj
1. being from 60 to 69 years old
2. of or relating to a sexagenarian
[C18: from Latin sexāgēnārius, from sexāgēnī sixty each, from sexāgintā sixty]
sexagenary adj, n

sex•a•ge•nar•i•an

(ˌsɛk sə dʒəˈnɛər i ən)

adj.
1. of the age of 60 years or between 60 and 70 years old.
n.
2. a sexagenarian person.
[1730–40; < Latin sexāgēnāri(us) of sixty <sexageni]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sexagenarian - someone whose age is in the sixties
Adj.1.sexagenarian - being from 60 to 69 years old; "the sexagenarian population is growing"
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

sexagenarian

[ˌseksədʒɪˈnɛərɪən]
A. ADJsexagenario
B. Nsexagenario/a m/f

sexagenarian

adjsechzigjährig; sexagenarian members of the clubKlubmitglieder, die in den Sechzigern sind
nSechzigjährige(r) mf; to be a sexagenarianin den Sechzigern sein
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