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senior moment

noun, Often Facetious.
1.
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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British Dictionary definitions for senior moment

senior moment

noun
1.
(jocular) a lapse of memory common in elderly people
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Contemporary definitions for senior moment
noun

a temporary memory lapse, an incident of forgetfulness blamed on aging

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Slang definitions & phrases for senior moment

senior moment

noun

A momentary lapse of memory, esp in older people; an incident of forgetfulness blamed on aging


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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