sexagenarian adj : being from 60 to 69 years old; "the sexagenarian population is growing" n : someone whose age is in the sixties
EtymologyFrom Latin sexaginta, meaning "sixty"
Nounsexagenarian (plural sexagenarians)
- Being 60 years old or between the ages of 60 and 70. In one's seventh decade.
- Of or relating to a sexagenarian.
A sixtysomething (or sixty-something) is a person aged between 60 and 69 years. This is generally accepted as early old age. The current crop of sixtysomethings are people born from , to . The term sexagenarian is also sometimes used.
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