Definition of Nonagenarian

1. Noun. Someone whose age is in the nineties.




2. Adjective. Being from 90 to 99 years old. "The nonagenarian inhabitants of the nursing home"
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Definition of Nonagenarian

1. n. A person ninety years old.

Definition of Nonagenarian

1. Noun. One who is between the age of 90 and 99, inclusive. One who is in his or her tenth decade. ¹

2. Adjective. Being between the age of 90 and 99, inclusive. In one's tenth decade. ¹

3. Adjective. Of or relating to a nonagenarian. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nonagenarian

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonagenarian

nonafferent
nonaffiliate
nonaffiliated
nonaffiliates
nonaffine
nonaffix
nonaffixes
nonaffluent
nonaficionado
nonaficionados
nonaflate
nonaflates
nonage
nonaged
nonageing
nonagenarian (current term)
nonagenarians
nonagency
nonagenda
nonages
nonagesimal
nonagesimals
nonagglutinative
nonaggregated
nonaggregating
nonaggression
nonaggressions
nonaggressive
nonaggressively
nonaggressor

Literary usage of Nonagenarian

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1. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1867)
"Recollections of a nonagenarian* THE personal reminiscences of those who in the decline of years preserve, even to a very advanced age, a clear and vigorous ..."

2. Life of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals by George Gordon Byron Byron, Thomas Moore (1851)
"DE LUC,TBE nonagenarian. VISIT TO THE MANFRINI PALACE. PAINTING. — A DAY AT FLORENCE : THB GALLERIES ; THE MEDICI CHAPEL ; SANTA CROCE. ..."

3. Thoughts and Experiences in and Out of School by John Bradley Peaslee (1899)
"REMARKS OF A nonagenarian Here, I desire to call your attention to the remarks of Mrs. Elizabeth Gale,- of Mt. Healthy, O., as they present the subject of ..."

4. Antoinette Sterling and Other Celebrities: Stories and Impressions of by Malcolm Sterling Mackinlay (1906)
"... CHAPTER X LESSONS WITH A nonagenarian TT was in the May of, l^at my mother took me up to see her old master, in order that he might give his decision as ..."

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