senior moment

senior moment

noun Often Facetious.
a brief lapse in memory or a moment of confusion, especially in an older person.

Origin:
1995–2000; senior (citizen) + moment

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senior moment
 
n
jocular a lapse of memory common in elderly people

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Main Entry:  senior moment
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a temporary memory lapse, an incident of forgetfulness blamed on aging
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  1. n.
    a lapse of memory in an older person. : I had a senior moment and forgot your name. Sorry.
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