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Definitions for pensioner
ˈpɛn ʃə nərpen·sion·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pensioner, pensionarynoun

    the beneficiary of a pension fund

Wiktionary

  1. pensionernoun

    Someone who lives on a pension.

  2. pensionernoun

    Someone who is at the age at which one typically receives a pension. An elderly person.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pensionernoun

    one in receipt of a pension; hence, figuratively, a dependent

    Etymology: [Cf. F. pensionnaire one who pays for his board. Cf. Pensionary, n.]

  2. Pensionernoun

    one of an honorable band of gentlemen who attend the sovereign of England on state occasions, and receive an annual pension, or allowance, of £150 and two horses.

    Etymology: [Cf. F. pensionnaire one who pays for his board. Cf. Pensionary, n.]

  3. Pensionernoun

    in the university of Cambridge, England, one who pays for his living in commons; -- corresponding to commoner at Oxford

    Etymology: [Cf. F. pensionnaire one who pays for his board. Cf. Pensionary, n.]

Freebase

  1. Pensioner

    A pensioner is a person who collects a pension, most commonly because of a retirement from the workforce. This is a term typically used in the United Kingdom and Australia where someone of pensionable age may also be referred to as an 'old age pensioner', or OAP. In the United States, the term retiree is more common, and in New Zealand, the term superannuitant is commonly used. In many countries, increasing life expectancy has led to an expansion of the numbers of pensioners, and they are a growing political force.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. pensioner

    In the British army, is a soldier maintained in Chelsea Hospital.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'pensioner' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4560

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'pensioner' in Nouns Frequency: #1875

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pensioner in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pensioner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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