Definition of nonagenarian
: a person whose age is in the nineties
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The premise, simply enough, is to talk to fellow nonagenarians and a few centenarians (Kirk Douglas among them), asking what keeps them going and seeking clues to their longevity.
At a time in life when most nonagenarian's are taking it easy, Michanowicz is revving up.
The film also features non-famous nonagenarians and centenarians, including a 101-year-old competitive runner, a 100-year-old pianist and a 98-year-old yoga teacher.
Non-famous nonagenarians and centenarians are also featured, including a 101-year-old competitive runner, a 100-year-old pianist and a 98-year-old yoga teacher.
Both his parents are nonagenarians who have slowed down over the years but still appear in fairly fine fettle.
As a very rare elderly star on this circuit, Ms. Porchon-Lynch has the kind of exceptional marketing potential also glimpsed in the nonagenarians Iris Apfel and Betty White.
Known for her vibrant, eclectic fashions and impressive costume jewelry collection, the nonagenarian has been busier then ever in recent months, launching emojis, a sock collaboration, and a line at Macy's, among other endeavors.
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Definition of nonagenarian for English Language Learners
: a person who is between 90 and 99 years old
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