senior citizen

Definitions of senior citizen
  1. noun
    an elderly person
    synonyms: golden ager, old person, oldster
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    ancient, antediluvian
    a very old person
    centenarian
    someone who is at least 100 years old
    curmudgeon
    a crusty irascible cantankerous old person full of stubborn ideas
    dodderer
    one who dodders from old age and weakness
    dodo, fogey, fogy, fossil
    someone whose style is out of fashion
    dotard
    an oldster in his dotage; someone whose age has impaired his intellect
    back-number, has-been
    someone who is no longer popular
    nonagenarian
    someone whose age is in the nineties
    octogenarian
    someone whose age is in the eighties
    old boy
    a vivacious elderly man
    Methuselah, graybeard, greybeard, old man
    a man who is very old
    old woman
    a woman who is old
    septuagenarian
    someone whose age is in the seventies
    sexagenarian
    someone whose age is in the sixties
    beldam, beldame
    a woman of advanced age
    codger, old codger
    used affectionately to refer to an eccentric but amusing old man
    granny
    an old woman
    beldam, beldame, crone, hag, witch
    an ugly evil-looking old woman
    mother
    a term of address for an elderly woman
    antique, gaffer, old geezer, old-timer, oldtimer
    an elderly man
    patriarch
    a man who is older and higher in rank than yourself
    type of:
    adult, grownup
    a fully developed person from maturity onward
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