golden-ager
noun Date: 1961 an elderly and often retired person usually engaging in club activities

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • golden-ager — n. an old person; a senior citizen. □ The golden agers sat on the benches and chatted. □ When I’m a golden ager, I’m going to have a part time job …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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  • golden ager — /ay jeuhr/ an elderly person, esp. one who has retired. [1960 65, Amer.; GOLDEN AGE + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • golden-ager — ¦gōldə¦nājə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Golden Age (club), organization for recreational activities of the elderly + English er (II) : an elderly person ; especially : one who has retir …   Useful english dictionary

  • golden ager — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun An elderly person: ancient, elder, senior, senior citizen. Informal: oldster, old timer. See YOUTH …   English dictionary for students

  • golden ager — noun N. Amer. euphemistic an old person …   English new terms dictionary

  • golden-ager — gold·en ag·er …   English syllables

  • golden ager — gold′en ag′er [[t]ˈeɪ dʒər[/t]] n. cvb an elderly person, esp. one who has retired …   From formal English to slang

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