- of the age of 60 years or between 60 and 70 years old.
- a sexagenarian person.
Origin of sexagenarian
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Contemporary Examples of sexagenarian
Though a sexagenarian, Hütter looks like he could be 20 years younger.Kraftwerk Speak: The German Electropop Act Discuss ‘Autobahn,’ Technology, and Hint at New Album
April 29, 2014
These beautiful, brilliant, accomplished women are putting the “sex” back into sexagenarian.Guess Who's 60 Now?
June 27, 2009
Historical Examples of sexagenarian
"You talk as if you were a sexagenarian," said Wyvis, exploding into genial laughter.A True Friend
But the sexagenarian human chattel was mercilessly scrutinized.Hubert's Wife
Minnie Mary Lee
It is not for me, a sexagenarian already, to expect that I shall.The Works of William Cowper
We do hope that the days of sexagenarian appointments are past.Barchester Towers
Pray, who may be the Sexagenarian, whose gossip is very amusing?Life of Lord Byron, Vol. IV
- a person from 60 to 69 years old
- being from 60 to 69 years old
- of or relating to a sexagenarian
Word Origin for sexagenarian
1738, "person sixty years old," from Latin sexagenarius "containing sixty," from sexagenarius, from sexageni "sixty each, sixty at a time," from sexaginta "sixty," from comb. form of sex (see six) + -genaria "ten times," from -ginta "tens," from PIE *dkm-ta-, from *dekm- "ten" (see ten). As an adjective from 1836.