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Re: Words for Ages

Posted by SR on May 07, 2004

In Reply to: Words for Ages posted by Bob on May 07, 2004

: "Octogenarian" is used to describe the age of someone who is 80 years old. Are there words for other ages? For instance, I just turned 50 -- what would I be called (besides "old" or "almost old" -- grin)?

: Bob Allen

Senior citizens:
Sexagenarian
Septuagenarian
Octogenarian
Nonagenarian
Centenarian
Supercentenarian
I haven't found one for fifty.