senior citizen

noun

Definition of senior citizen

  1. :  an elderly person; especially :  one who has retired

Examples of senior citizen in a sentence

  1. Senior citizens qualify for a discount at the movie theater.

  2. more and more senior citizens are living active, rewarding lives

1937

First Known Use of senior citizen

1937


SENIOR CITIZEN Defined for English Language Learners

senior citizen

noun

Definition of senior citizen for English Language Learners

  • : an old person : a person who is at least a certain age (such as 55)



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