What does nonagenarian mean?

Definitions for nonagenarian
ˌnɒn ə dʒəˈnɛər i ən, ˌnoʊ nə-nona·ge·nar·i·an

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nonagenarianadjective

    someone whose age is in the nineties

  2. nonagenarianadjective

    being from 90 to 99 years old

    "the nonagenarian inhabitants of the nursing home"


  1. nonagenariannoun

    One who is between the age of 90 and 99, inclusive. One who is in his or her tenth decade.

  2. nonagenarianadjective

    Being between the age of 90 and 99, inclusive. In one's tenth decade.

  3. nonagenarianadjective

    Of or relating to a nonagenarian.

  4. Etymology: From nonagenarius (from nonageni, from nonaginta, from nona- (akin to novem) + -ginta (akin to viginti), + -arius)


  1. nonagenarian

    A nonagenarian is a person who is between 90 and 99 years old.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nonagenariannoun

    a person ninety years old

  2. Etymology: [L. nonagenarius containing, or consisting of, ninety, fr. nonageni ninety each; akin to novem nine.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nonagenarian

    non-a-je-nā′ri-an, n. one who is ninety years old.—adj. relating to ninety.—adj. Nonages′imal, belonging to the number ninety.—n. that point of the ecliptic 90 degrees from its intersection by the horizon. [L. nonagenarius, containing ninety—nonaginta, ninety.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nonagenarian in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nonagenarian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of nonagenarian in a Sentence

  1. P. G. Wodehouse:

    Henry glanced hastily at the mirror. Yes, he did look rather old. He must have overdone some of the lines on his forehead. He looked something between a youngish centenarian and a nonagenarian who had seen a good deal of trouble.

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  • devadesátnice, devadesátníkCzech
  • yhdeksänkymmenvuotiasFinnish
  • kilencvenes éveiben járóHungarian
  • dziewięćdziesięciolatka, dziewięćdziesięciolatekPolish
  • девяностолетнийRussian

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