Definition of Septuagenarian

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




Definition of Septuagenarian

1. n. A person who is seventy years of age; a septuagenary.

Definition of Septuagenarian

1. Adjective. Being between the age of 70 and 79, inclusive. In one's eighth decade. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or relating to a septuagenarian. ¹

3. Noun. One who is between the age of 70 and 79, inclusive. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Septuagenarian

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Septuagenarian

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septomaxillary
septonasal
septoplastic
septoplasties
septoplasty
septorhinoplastic
septorhinoplasties
septorhinoplasty
septoria
septostomy
septothecal
septrional
septs
septua-
septuagenarian (current term)
septuagenarians
septuagenaries
septuagenary
septuagesima
septuagesimal
septuagint
septuary
septula
septula of testis
septulate
septulum
septulum testis
septum
septum accessorium

Literary usage of Septuagenarian

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1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1836)
"and then,' said he, lowering his malapropos voice, ' then I shook him, to.1 Here he pushed me to and fro, with his septuagenarian gripe on my collar, ..."

2. Therapeutic Gazette (1891)
"An exception, however, occurred in one case, where iodine appeared in the urine of a septuagenarian three minutes sooner than in that of an 18-year old boy. ..."

3. The Modern Housewife: Or, Ménagère. Comprising Nearly One Thousand Receipts by Alexis Soyer (1851)
"THE septuagenarian EPICURE. MY DEAR ELOISE,—Having now arrived at the conclusion of our labours, during which you have in many instances thought ..."

4. Memoirs of Constant, the Emperor Napoleon's Head Valet: Containing Details by Louis Constant Wairy, Louis Constant Wairy Constant, Percy Pinkerton (1896)
"... the septuagenarian—He weds a young bride—/ revisit Paris—My sleeplessness—I take opium —Its baneful effect—/ lose my reason—My stay in a private ..."

5. Sonnets on the Sonnet: An Anthology (1898)
"THE SONNET OF A septuagenarian A plaintive sonnet flowed from Milton's pen Say, shall not I, then, shed one tuneful tear, Robbed by the thief of three-score ..."

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