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senior citizen Syllabification: sen·ior cit·i·zen

Definition of senior citizen in English:


An elderly person, especially one who is retired and living on a pension.
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.
retired person;
old person, elderly person, senior, geriatric, dotard, Methuselah, retiree, golden ager
informal old-timer, oldie, oldster, geezer, blue-hair
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