Definition of senior citizen in English:

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senior citizen

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noun

An elderly person, especially an old-age pensioner.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
retired person, (old-age) pensioner, OAP;
old person, elderly person, elder, old fogey, dotard, Methuselah, patriarch;
North American  senior, retiree, golden ager;
New Zealand  superannuitant
British informal buffer, josser
North American informal oldster, woopie
offensive geriatric
literary senex
rare retirer, pensionary

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