senior moment


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senior moment

An instance in which one forgets something or acts strangely or foolishly, humorously attributed to one's advanced age. I thought Mom knew Joe's phone number, but she's having a senior moment and can't remember it either.
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a senior moment

INFORMAL
A senior moment is an occasion when someone, usually an elderly person, makes a silly mistake or forgets something. He is 69 in February and sometimes has a senior moment, when the flow of words dries up. Note: This expression is used humorously.
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senior moment

an untoward incident, especially one exhibiting forgetfulness, that is attributed to old age. informal humorous
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senior moment

n. a lapse of memory in an older person. I had a senior moment and forgot your name. Sorry.
See also: moment, senior
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Senior Moment does not claim to increase circulation to the brain as do some other memory supplements.
In order to assure the consistency and effectiveness of Senior Moment the company uses the material from the manufacturer whose products have been tested in clinical studies, he says.
In contrast to herbal or soy-based memory supplements, Senior Moment contains cerebral phospholipids and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), two key nutrients essential for optimal memory.
In addition to the original products Cosamin and Cosequin, Nutramax has launched Senior Moment, an advanced memory-enhancing dietary supplement.
I HAD less of a senior moment and more a senior fortnight when I locked myself out of my house not once but twice in the same day last week.
has launched Senior Moment, a memory-enhancing dietary supplement.
Not sure if I'm having a senior moment or if I just haven't asked - doesn't really matter though, does it?
If you are going to have a senior moment, you may as well have the kind that nobody ever forgets.
The show flags a little towards the end of the first half, there is the odd senior moment when it comes to remembering lines, and the Pans People-esque dancers, brought on to cover costume changes, don't really work.
Were he the sole apologist for Christianity's workings, we could shrug his little outburst off as a senior moment.
And so, let's all spare a thought for poor old Madonna, 148 (OK, she's actually 54) who had a bit of a senior moment on Sunday, wandering out of the house without her trousers.
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IAN Woosnam was hardly enjoying his senior moment at the US Senior Open in Colorado, finding himself nine shots off the lead after a disappointing first round.
According to a new book, the senior moment is that little example of forgetfulness, mental dizziness or baffling confusion that meets us all when we reach a certain age.
MAY I express my thanks to the Capital taxi driver who very kindly returned my walking stick which, in a senior moment, I left in his cab after a trip into town last Wednesday May 9.
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