- an elderly or aged person, especially one who is retired.
Origin of senior citizen
First recorded in 1935–40
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Related Words for senior citizensenior, pensioner, retiree, old-timer, patriarch, oldster, OAP, geriatric, golden-ager
- an old age pensioner
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