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senior citizen

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noun
  1. an elderly or aged person, especially one who is retired.

Origin of senior citizen

First recorded in 1935–40
Related formssenior citizenship, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for senior citizen

senior citizen

noun
  1. an old age pensioner
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