- of the age of 70 years or between 70 and 80 years old.
- a septuagenarian person.
Origin of septuagenarian
Examples from the Web for septuagenarian
Contemporary Examples of septuagenarian
The septuagenarian duo of Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi will be able to keep their chauffer-driven, taxpayer-funded limos.With Immigration Move, Obama and the Welfare Party Strike Again
November 24, 2014
The septuagenarian was present during the search, according to the report.Burundi’s Black Market Skull Trade
January 26, 2014
Andrew Romano sends the septuagenarian Stone a birthday wish.Is Mick Jagger Too Old to Rock?
July 26, 2013
The experience left the septuagenarian designer sounding positively gob-smacked.Armani Goes Gaga: Giorgio Armani Intoxicated by Lady Gaga
February 6, 2011
Historical Examples of septuagenarian
It looks as if the Septuagenarian were ashamed of a diminished calf.
David told him that he dressed himself like a septuagenarian Professor.The Dop Doctor
Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
It was the septuagenarian bishop Purpuris, 273 recalled from exile by Julian.The Death of the Gods
Many doctors have seen it, and consider it to be the skull of a septuagenarian.Famous European Artists
Sarah K. Bolton
The septuagenarian sighed for the time when he could live at ease in his own fashion.Two Poets
Honore de Balzac
- a person who is from 70 to 79 years old
- being between 70 and 79 years old
- of or relating to a septuagenarian
Word Origin for septuagenarian
"of age 70, seventy-year-old," 1793, from Latin septuagenarius "containing seventy," from septuageni "seventy each," related to septuaginta "seventy" (see Septuagint). Noun meaning "a 70-year-old person" first recorded 1805. As an adjective, septuagenary is recorded from c.1600.