septuagenarian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n septuagenarian someone whose age is in the seventies
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Septuagenarian A person who is seventy years of age; a septuagenary.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n septuagenarian A person seventy years of age, or between seventy and eighty.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Septuagenarian sep-tū-aj-e-nā′ri-an a person seventy years old
    • n Septuagenarian one seventy years old
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Usage

In literature:

Associated Words: septuagenarian, septuagenary.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
They were neat and rather tart-tongued septuagenarians, guiltless of artifice.
"Half Portions" by Edna Ferber
Almost a septuagenarian in 1216 he inspired awe at first sight by the aspect of his person.
"Life of St. Francis of Assisi" by Paul Sabatier
Well, I admit we septuagenarians are set in our ways.
"Old Fogy" by James Huneker
A neat, ruddy, septuagenarian circle.
"Gigolo" by Edna Ferber
The retired septuagenarian village doctor who had taken the modest practice of his son, now far away with the Army, advised an operation.
"The Rough Road" by William John Locke
David told him that he dressed himself like a septuagenarian Professor.
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
Blind as a bat; a regular septuagenarian.
"Billy Barcroft, R.N.A.S." by Percy F. Westerman
By a Septuagenarian Beneficed Presbyter.
"A List of Kegan Paul, Trench and Co.'s Publications (1887)" by Anonymous
The septuagenarian author is upstairs in the drawing-room, lying on a long, low, comfortable spring couch, from which, alas!
"Notable Women Authors of the Day" by Helen C. Black
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In poetry:

I've tried to read young mumbling lips
Till I've developed a slant-eye,
And my hearing fails at the constant wails
Of, If I can't, why can't I?
Oh, to be beside a septuagenarian,
Silent upon a peak in Darien!
"You Can Be A Republican, I'm A Genocrat" by Ogden Nash

In news:

This week's Chicagoan: Howard Cort , septuagenarian and activist.
I don't want to suggest that Picholine's septuagenarian fans aren't frisky and vital tonight as I scan the room with its new silvery plumage.
Young Harold experiences little joy in life until he meets (and subsequently falls in love with) septuagenarian Maude.
The youngest of the Staples Singers, now a spry septuagenarian, whose husky voice has only grown in authority in the 38 years since "I'll Take You There" was a No.
Obituaries for Hollywood luminaries usually limn octogenarian actresses and septuagenarian directors.
This week's Chicagoan: Howard Cort, septuagenarian and activist.
At least that's the way things went for the septuagenarian actress today, when she announced that T.V.
There will probably come a day when Seattle's septuagenarians have adventurous, worldly palates, but that day is still at least a decade off.
Malibu resident Don Wildman , possibly one of the fittest septuagenarians on the planet, has always had that galvanizing effect on people.
In our May 2008 issue, we wrote about septuagenarian Don Wildman 's intense, multi-stage workout, dubbed "The Circuit".
As a septuagenarian (and Democrat), I was happy that President.
During Leonard Cohen's last American tour, which stretched for the better part of two years, the septuagenarian often pointed out that there was no telling when or if he and his audience would meet again.
Banker Saves Septuagenarian Trapped in Corn Silo.
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