senior citizen


noun

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

Nearby words

  1. senility,
  2. senior,
  3. senior aircraftman,
  4. senior airman,
  5. senior chief petty officer,
  6. senior common room,
  7. senior high school,
  8. senior lecturer,
  9. senior management,
  10. senior master sergeant

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

an old age pensioner
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