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An old person.
retired person, pensioner, old-age pensioner, oapView synonyms
- ‘Even this euphemism seemed unduly doddering, so we were treated to senior citizen and golden ager, and old women keep their chins up by calling themselves mature.’
- ‘The other three preferred terms, in order of preference, were retired person, golden ager, and elderly.’
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