senior moment


noun Often Facetious.

a brief lapse in memory or a moment of confusion, especially in an older person.

Nearby words

  1. senior common room,
  2. senior high school,
  3. senior lecturer,
  4. senior management,
  5. senior master sergeant,
  6. senior service,
  7. senioritis,
  8. seniority,
  9. seniority rule,
  10. seniti

Origin of senior moment

1995–2000; senior (citizen) + moment

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British Dictionary definitions for senior moment

senior moment

noun

jocular a lapse of memory common in elderly people
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