annuitant

noun
an·​nu·​itant | \ ə-ˈnü-ə-tənt How to pronounce annuitant (audio) , -ˈnyü- \

Definition of annuitant

: a beneficiary of an annuity

Examples of annuitant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That’s the case whether the annuitant is male or female or takes a straight annuity on his or her life or as a two-part annuity with another person, like a spouse or partner. WSJ, 19 Nov. 2021 The victim was working at the international student affairs office as a retired annuitant, officials said. Sarah Moon, CNN, 19 Aug. 2019 Thornton retired from the medical board in December 2002 but stayed on in interim positions, and also had a lengthy stint as a retired annuitant. Marjie Lundstrom, sacbee, 19 Apr. 2018 Come June 2018, whatever portion of the annuities in which the wife is the annuitant, become available, as well as $420,000 from a 403(b). Peter Dunn, USA TODAY, 21 Oct. 2017 Come June 2018, whatever portion of the annuities in which the wife is the annuitant, become available, as well as $420,000 from a 403(b). Peter Dunn, USA TODAY, 21 Oct. 2017 Come June 2018, whatever portion of the annuities in which the wife is the annuitant, become available, as well as $420,000 from a 403(b). Peter Dunn, Indianapolis Star, 18 Oct. 2017 The Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund loses $120 million a year to deceased annuitants and other improper payments. Christina Jedra, USA TODAY, 2 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of annuitant

1716, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of annuitant was in 1716

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2 Dec 2021

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“Annuitant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/annuitant. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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annuitant

noun
an·​nu·​i·​tant | \ ə-ˈnü-ə-tənt, -ˈnyü- How to pronounce annuitant (audio) \

Legal Definition of annuitant

: a person entitled to receive benefits or payments from an annuity

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