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senior citizen

an elderly or aged person, especially one who is retired or whose principal source of support is a pension or Social Security benefits.
Origin of senior citizen
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senior citizenship, noun Unabridged
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Examples from the web for senior citizen
  • Sorry, any senior citizen living into their late seventies has taken much more than they put in during their working years.
  • Advanced reservations are required and senior citizen discounts are available.
  • Said senior citizen has been dropped more than a few times by unsuspecting but well-meaning caretakers.
  • Sign up for a discount card at the grocery store and, if you qualify, inquire about senior citizen shopping days.
  • Seasonal rates and senior citizen discounts are available.
  • Volunteer senior citizen dancers are part a program to give the airport a sense of place.
  • The facility offers weekly and extended-stay rates, military discounts, senior citizen discounts and golf packages.
  • Family and senior citizen activities such as bingo and quilting take place in the recreation room.
  • Its mixture of apartments, townhouses, senior citizen housing and single-family homes were built to suit a range of incomes.
British Dictionary definitions for senior citizen

senior citizen

an old age pensioner
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