Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person who is 60 years old or between the ages of 60 and 70.
  • adjective Being 60 years old or between the ages of 60 and 70.
  • adjective Of or relating to a sexagenarian.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Sixty years old; sexagenary.
  • noun A person sixty years of age, or between sixty and seventy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A person who is sixty years old.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Being between the age of 60 and 69, inclusive. In one's seventh decade.
  • noun A person who is 60 years old or between the ages of 60 and 69.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone whose age is in the sixties
  • adjective being from 60 to 69 years old

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Latin sexāgēnārius, sexagenary; see sexagenary.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Latin sexaginta ("sixty")

Examples

  • To some, the idea of sexagenarian roommates having fun (and even getting laid) in their old age was too frightening to watch-but that was then, and this is now, where MILFs and even GILFs have their own video series, so how could a respectable parody producer not want to give these old broads their belated XXX bones?

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  • They note that the MUSE artists such as Graham Nash and Jackson Browne are "misguided" and maybe worse than that, tend to be "sexagenarian."

    Steve Heilig: Nuclear Energy: Unsafe at Any Age?

  • We strongly recommend Sgt. James Crowley, of Cambridge Police, for his impeccable bravery in arresting a cane wieldin 'African American sexagenarian, for a purple heart equivalent medal. thank you Monti

    Obama to award Medal of Honor

  • If you like sports, you simply cannot escape sexagenarian dummkopfs.

    Revenge of the 60-Year-Old Has-Beens

  • They note that the MUSE artists such as Graham Nash and Jackson Browne are "misguided" and maybe worse than that, tend to be "sexagenarian."

    Steve Heilig: Nuclear Energy: Unsafe at Any Age?

  • They note that the MUSE artists such as Graham Nash and Jackson Browne are "misguided" and maybe worse than that, tend to be "sexagenarian."

    Steve Heilig: Nuclear Energy: Unsafe at Any Age?

  • Seasick SteveIn 2006 sexagenarian blues musician and former tramp Steve Wold was living in Norway and recovering from a heart attack when a tape of songs he'd made for his wife found its way to the BBC.

    Jools Holland: why I'm happy just to play the blues

  • They note that the MUSE artists such as Graham Nash and Jackson Browne are "misguided" and maybe worse than that, tend to be "sexagenarian."

    Steve Heilig: Nuclear Energy: Unsafe at Any Age?

  • Seasick SteveIn 2006 sexagenarian blues musician and former tramp Steve Wold was living in Norway and recovering from a heart attack when a tape of songs he'd made for his wife found its way to the BBC.

    Jools Holland: why I'm happy just to play the blues

  • They note that the MUSE artists such as Graham Nash and Jackson Browne are "misguided" and maybe worse than that, tend to be "sexagenarian."

    Steve Heilig: Nuclear Energy: Unsafe at Any Age?

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