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 The victim was working at the international student affairs office as a retired annuitant, officials said. Sarah Moon, CNN, "Retired administrator fatally stabbed at California university," 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, "Sexual harassment settlement didn’t stop these retired California state workers from coming back | The Sacramento Bee," 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, "Taking an early retirement may be financially risky," 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, "Taking an early retirement may be financially risky," 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, "Pete the Planner: Educators can retire early — with a little luck," 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, "Whoops! Dead woman gets pension for almost 20 years," 2 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of annuitant

1716, in the meaning defined above

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“Annuitant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/annuitant. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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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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