pensioner

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noun pen·sion·er \ˈpen(t)-sh(ə-)nər\

Definition of pensioner

  1. 1 :  a person who receives or lives on a pension

  2. 2 obsolete a :  gentleman-at-armsb :  retainerc :  mercenary, hireling

15th Century

First Known Use of pensioner

15th century


PENSIONER Defined for English Language Learners

pensioner

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noun pen·sion·er \ˈpen(t)-sh(ə-)nər\

Definition of pensioner for English Language Learners

  • : a person who receives or lives on a pension; especially : a person who receives a government pension


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