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quadragenarian

[kwod-ruh-juh-nair-ee-uh n] /ˌkwɒd rə dʒəˈnɛər i ən/
adjective
1.
40 years of age.
2.
between the ages of 40 and 50.
noun
3.
a person who is 40 years old or whose age falls between 40 and 50.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; < Latin quadrāgēnāri(us) consisting of forty (quādrāgēn(ī) forty each + -ārius -ary) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for quadragenarian

quadragenarian

/ˌkwɒdrədʒɪˈnɛərɪən/
noun
1.
a person who is between 40 and 49 years old
adjective
2.
being from 40 to 49 years old
Word Origin
C19: from Latin quadrāgēnārius consisting of forty, from quādrāgintā forty
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Contemporary definitions for quadragenarian
noun, adjective

a person between the age of 40-49

Examples

She will only be a quadragenarian until August.

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