centenarian

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Etymology[edit]

Coined around 1800 as centenary +‎ -an.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsɛnt.əˌneə(ɹ).i.ən/, /ˈsɛntn̩ˌeə(ɹ).i.ən/

Noun[edit]

centenarian (plural centenarians)

  1. One who is at least 100 years old. One who is past his or her tenth decade.

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centenarian (comparative more centenarian, superlative most centenarian)

  1. Being at least 100 years old. Beyond one's tenth decade.
  2. Of or relating to a centenarian.

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