nonagenarian Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "nonagenarian" - English Dictionary

See all translations

nonagenariannoun [C]

uk   /ˌnɒn.ə.dʒəˈneə.ri.ən/  us   /ˌnɑː.nə.dʒəˈner.i-/
a person who is between 90 and 99 years old
nonagenarian
adjective uk   us  
Translations of “nonagenarian”
in Vietnamese người thọ 90 tuổi…
in Spanish nonagenario…
in Thai ผู้มีอายุระหว่าง 90 – 99 ปี…
in Malaysian orang yang berumur sembilan puluhan…
in French nonagénaire…
in German der/die Neunzigjährige…
in Chinese (Traditional) 九十多歲的人…
in Indonesian 90-an…
in Chinese (Simplified) 九十多岁的人…
(Definition of nonagenarian from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of nonagenarian?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
field event

a sports event in which athletes take part one after the other rather than racing or competing together

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More