Definition of Octogenarian

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




2. Adjective. Being from 80 to 89 years old.
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Definition of Octogenarian

1. n. A person eighty years, or more, of age.

Definition of Octogenarian

1. Noun. One who is between the age of eighty and eighty-nine, inclusive. ¹

2. Adjective. Being between the age of 80 and 89, inclusive. ¹

3. Adjective. Of or relating to an octogenarian. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Octogenarian

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Octogenarian

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octogenarian (current term)
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Literary usage of Octogenarian

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1. Life and Letters of George Jacob Holyoake by Joseph McCabe (1908)
"CHAPTER XXIX A CHEERFUL octogenarian THE last decade of his life found Holyoake only little less active than the preceding one. The illness of 1894 and 1895 ..."

2. Memorials of Dixie-land: Orations, Essays, Sketches, and Poems on Topics by Lucian Lamar Knight (1919)
"Much has crept into print of late concerning the secret of long life—the coveted Eureka of the octogenarian. Suggestions and theories have been advanced by ..."

3. Sixty Years in California: A History of Events and Life in California by William Heath Davis (1889)
"... Care over Unfortunate Children—Settling Book Accounts at Santa Anita—A Singular Vow—Fine Looking Native Californians—An Eccentric octogenarian—He is the ..."

4. American Agriculturist (1844)
"octogenarian. BOTTS' STRAW-CUTTER. The history of the cutter is simply this:—As a practical farmer, I felt the need of a simple and efficient cutter, ..."

5. The Chautauquan by Chautauqua Institution (1912)
"Bishop John H. Vincent, octogenarian By Editor CD Spencer, DD, in the Central Christian Advocate, Kansas City, Mo. THE choicest spirits in this and other ..."

6. Courts and Lawyers of Pennsylvania: A History, 1623-1923 by Frank Marshall Eastman (1922)
"Now nearing octogenarian honors, e continues actively "in the harness," dean of the Bucks county bar, to which he came in 1865, a young man of twenty-two ..."

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