[ok-tuh-juh-nair-ee-uh n] /ˌɒk tə dʒəˈnɛər i ən/
adjective, Also, octogenary
[ok-toj-uh-ner-ee] /ɒkˈtɒdʒ əˌnɛr i/ (Show IPA)
of the age of 80 years.
between 80 and 90 years old.
a person who is between 80 and 90 years old.
noun (pl) -narians, -naries
a person who is from 80 to 89 years old
of or relating to an octogenarian
1789, with -an + French octogénaire “aged 80,” from Latin octogenarius “containing eighty,” from octogeni “eighty each,” related to octoginta “eighty,” from octo “eight” (see eight) + -genaria “ten times,” from PIE *dkm-ta-, from *dekm- “ten” (see ten). As an adjective from 1784.
octogenarian oc·to·ge·nar·i·an (ŏk’tə-jə-nâr’ē-ən)
Being between 80 and 90 years of age. n.
A person between 80 and 90 years of age.
[ok-tom-er-uh s] /ɒkˈtɒm ər əs/ adjective 1. .
[ok-tom-i-ter] /ɒkˈtɒm ɪ tər/ noun 1. .
[ok-tuh-ner-ee] /ˈɒk təˌnɛr i/ adjective 1. pertaining to the number 8. 2. consisting of eight. 3. proceeding by eight. 4. (def 1). noun, plural octonaries. 5. a group of eight; an ogdoad. 6. Also, octal. Prosody. a stanza of eight lines. 7. a number in an octonary system. /ˈɒktənərɪ/ adjective 1. relating to or based […]
[ok-tuh-puh s] /ˈɒk tə pəs/ noun, plural octopuses, octopi [ok-tuh-pahy] /ˈɒk təˌpaɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. any octopod of the genus Octopus, having a soft, oval body and eight sucker-bearing arms, living mostly at the bottom of the sea. 2. something likened to an octopus, as an organization with many forms of far-reaching influence or control. […]