Share this entry

pensioner Line breaks: pen|sion¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈpɛnʃ(ə)nə/

Definition of pensioner in English:


A person who receives a pension, especially the retirement pension.
Example sentences
  • As pensioners on fixed incomes, we were amazed at the sum involved and would like to warn others to be wary.
  • People on fixed incomes and pensioners simply cannot afford rises of triple the cost of living.
  • How are pensioners on fixed incomes meant to cope with an ever increasing Council Tax?
North American senior, retiree
rareretirer, pensionary

Words that rhyme with pensioner


Definition of pensioner in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources