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senior citizen

noun

: an old person : a person who is at least a certain age (such as 55)

Full Definition of SENIOR CITIZEN

:  an elderly person; especially :  one who has retired

Examples of SENIOR CITIZEN

  1. Senior citizens qualify for a discount at the movie theater.
  2. <more and more senior citizens are living active, rewarding lives>

First Known Use of SENIOR CITIZEN

1938

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