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superannuated


  • v  retire and pension (someone) because of age or physical inability
  • v  declare to be obsolete
  • v  become obsolete
  • v  retire or become ineligible because of old age or infirmity
  • s  too old to be useful
    He left the house...for the support of twelve superannuated wool carders"- Anthony Trollope
  • s  old; no longer valid or fashionable
    superannuated laws

  • When we meet her, she is a superannuated virgin, living with her well-to-do parents, writing about her "friends," the woodland creatures.
  • Realtors do a brisk business in catering to elderly North Europeans, and scores of small towns have turned into cities for the superannuated.
  • A few superannuated wild elephants have actually reached their 70s, and in Kenya, from 30% to 50% of the noncaptive population hits at least 50.
News & Articles

  • Philmont Santa Parade4.jpg
    David Lee/Columbia-Greene Media In the parking lot of the Albert L. Tripp Food and Friendship Center, Santa Claus set up court, and the Philmont Santa Club provided copious amounts of hot chocolate as the children waited for their turn for an audience with the superannuated man in the fuzzy red suit.
    Dec. 15, 2013 - Register-Star
Quotes

  • Leon Botstein in Bloomberg
    This was written for young people, not superannuated stars,says Botstein. "I sampled the Sutherland recording and it was awful: heavy, horrendous and not a dramatic event."
  • Terry Jones in Telegraph.co.uk
    Jones said there was a feeling that Idle would not appreciate interference from "superannuated white-haired ex-Pythons". "There are some things you know will be there - killer rabbits - but you also need to feel that you're getting somewhere;...
  • Keith Hill in guardian.co.uk
    Mr Hill told a committee of MPs that tenants in Camden had been led astray by a "combination of superannuated communists and not much younger Trotskyists".

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