Definition of OAP

 (Entry 1 of 2)

old-age pension

OAP

noun
\ ˌō-ˌā-ˈpē How to pronounce OAP (audio) \
plural OAPs

Definition of OAP (Entry 2 of 2)

British, old-fashioned
: an elder recipient of a government pension There were a few kids; mostly, they were OAPs: a crowd of perhaps twenty people.— A. N. Wilson, Scandal, or Priscilla's Kindness, 1983

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First Known Use of OAP

Noun

circa 1942, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for OAP

Noun

old-age pensioner

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“OAP.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/OAP. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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