of the age of 90 years, or between 90 and 100 years old.
a nonagenarian person.
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How to use nonagenarian in a sentence
Even today, after having been vaccinated, I regard it as the best mode of travel for a nonagenarian.
A few years back, they got paroled and went to Mountain View to tend to their nonagenarian mother.
Many a young man of to-day has done more and felt more than a peaceful, stationary nonagenarian of yesterday's rural life.Concerning Children | Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Biographical sketches of every Tennessee nonagenarian and centenarian Negro.
It is not hard to understand the feeling, never less called for than it was in the case of that beloved nonagenarian.Over the Teacups | Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
In that year died the nonagenarian Antonius Stradivarius, the greatest violin-maker the world has ever seen.The Lost Stradivarius | John Meade Falkner
I received a postal card the other day from Clay, who is now a nonagenarian, in his armed castle in Kentucky.My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands | George Francis Train
British Dictionary definitions for nonagenarian
a person who is from 90 to 99 years old
of, relating to, or denoting a nonagenarian
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