pensioner

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman pensionner, from Old French pensionnier, from Medieval Latin pēnsiōnārius. Surface etymology is pension +‎ -er.

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pensioner (plural pensioners)

  1. Someone who lives on a pension, especially the retirement or old age pension.
    Synonym: retiree
  2. (by extension) Someone who is at the age at which one typically receives a pension; an elderly person.
    Synonyms: older adult, senior citizen
  3. (obsolete, Britain, Cambridge University) A student who is not dependent on any foundation for support, but pays all university charges; at Oxford called a commoner.

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Noun[edit]

pensioner

  1. indefinite plural of pension