- of 100 years; of a centennial
- of a centenarian
Origin of centenarian; from centenary
a person at least 100 years old
One who is 100 years old or older.
Origin of centenarianFrom Latin cent&emacron;narius, of a hundred; see centenary.
- One who is at least 100 years old. One who is past his or her tenth decade.
(comparative more centenarian, superlative most centenarian)
- Being at least 100 years old. Beyond one's tenth decade.
- Of or relating to a centenarian.
Coined around 1800 as centenary + -an.