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A person who receives a pension, especially the retirement pension.
retired person, old-age pensioner, oap, senior citizensenior, retireesuperannuitantretirer, pensionaryView synonyms
- ‘The concept of the workers of today paying for the pensioners of yesterday no longer holds true.’
- ‘An annuity, whereby the pensioner buys an income with a lump sum, can vary as well.’
- ‘Many of the appeals are deserving but, being a pensioner on a limited income hard choices have to be made.’
- ‘An action group for the pensioners is contacting as many members of the fund as possible.’
- ‘Many pensioners live on a low, fixed income and struggle to pay their rising council tax bills.’
- ‘An army of old age pensioners demanded an end to spiralling council tax on Friday.’
- ‘Also, many of the people using this facility are pensioners, or people on low incomes.’
- ‘The pensioners even received an eviction notice through the post on Christmas Eve.’
- ‘As pensioners on fixed incomes, we were amazed at the sum involved and would like to warn others to be wary.’
- ‘While the teenager was in his cell, he made a card to say sorry but the pensioner never received it.’
- ‘This annuity guarantees pensioners a regular income for the rest of their lives.’
- ‘This means that pensioners ' incomes will rise more slowly than they have in the past.’
- ‘Three and a half million pensioners are cutting back on their spending to pay the bills.’
- ‘There were old age pensioners taking advantage of the special rate, and some kids.’
- ‘How are pensioners on fixed incomes meant to cope with an ever increasing Council Tax?’
- ‘In fact the biggest winners will be wealthy pensioners at the expense of people on low incomes.’
- ‘People on fixed incomes and pensioners simply cannot afford rises of triple the cost of living.’
- ‘The group is warning that this could cause hardship for pensioners and those on low incomes.’
- ‘Where do they think pensioners and people on low incomes can keep finding this money every year?’
- ‘They do want to help pensioners, but they want pensioners to depend on them for that help.’
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