ju·​bi·​lar·​i·​an ˌjü-bə-ˈler-ē-ən How to pronounce jubilarian (audio)
: one celebrating a jubilee

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web And as the jubilarians reflected Saturday on their religious careers, one common sentiment among them was that giving their lives to do God’s work has been joyful. Frank Vaisvilas, Daily Southtown, 26 May 2018 The jubilarians also renewed their vows to God through poverty, chastity and obedience. Frank Vaisvilas, Daily Southtown, 26 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1782, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jubilarian was in 1782

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“Jubilarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jubilarian. Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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