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nonagenarian definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: being from 90 to 99 years old; "the nonagenarian inhabitants of the nursing home" n
1: someone whose age is in the nineties

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Latin nonagenarius containing ninety, from nonageni ninety each, from nonaginta ninety, from nona- (akin to novem nine) + -ginta (akin to viginti twenty) more at nine, vigesimal Date: 1804 a person whose age is in the nineties nonagenarian adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & adj. --n. a person from 90 to 99 years old. --adj. of this age. Etymology: L nonagenarius f. nonageni distributive of nonaginta ninety

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Nonagenarian Non`a*ge*na"ri*an, n. [L. nonagenarius containing, or consisting of, ninety, fr. nonageni ninety each; akin to novem nine.] A person ninety years old.

Moby Thesaurus

Father Time, L, Methuselah, Nestor, Old Paar, Sexagesima, boxcar, boxcars, centenarian, dotard, dozen, duodecimo, eighty, elder, eleven, fifteen, fifty, five and twenty, fortnight, forty, four and twenty, fourscore, fourscore and ten, fourteen, gaffer, geezer, golden-ager, gramps, grandfather, grandsire, graybeard, half a hundred, long dozen, ninety, octogenarian, old chap, old codger, old dog, old duffer, old geezer, old gent, old gentleman, old man, old party, old-timer, older, oldster, pantaloon, patriarch, presbyter, quindecennial, quindecim, quindecima, quindene, score, senior citizen, septuagenarian, seventy, sexagenarian, sexagenary, sexagesimo-quarto, sixteen, sixteenmo, sixty, sixty-four, sixty-fourmo, teens, the quiet-voiced elders, thirteen, thirty-two, thirty-twomo, threescore, threescore and ten, twelve, twelvemo, twenty, twenty-five, twenty-four, twenty-fourmo, two dozen, two weeks, twoscore, venerable sir, veteran



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