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noun
an elderly or aged person, especially one who is retired.
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Origin of senior citizen

First recorded in 1935–40

OTHER WORDS FROM senior citizen

senior citizenship, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for senior citizen

senior citizen

noun
an old age pensioner
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