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Words for Ages

Posted by Brian from Shawnee on May 07, 2004

In Reply to: Words for Ages posted by SR 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.

I got 53 hits on Google for "pentagenarian".