- An elderly person, especially an old-age pensioner.More example sentences
retired person, (old-age) pensioner, OAP; old person, elderly person, elder, old fogey, dotard, Methuselah, patriarch; North American senior, retiree, golden agerBritish • informal buffer, josser• offensive geriatric• literary senex• rare retirer, pensionary
- I am making this appeal on behalf of the little children, senior citizens and single mothers.
- I wonder how many senior citizens can increase their pensions to met inflation.
- The government seems to be moving away from the pension for senior citizens.