Definition of Chelsea pensioner in English:
(In the UK) an inmate of the Chelsea Royal Hospital for old or disabled soldiers.
- Residents of Arnhem welcome back the veterans, led by Chelsea pensioners, who fought Germans at their bridge 60 years ago
- The Chelsea pensioners have just been marched in.
- We're not talking about a harmless Chelsea pensioner here.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.