What does middle-aged mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. middle-aged(adj)

    being roughly between 45 and 65 years old

GCIDE

  1. Middle-aged(a.)

    Being about the middle of the ordinary age of man; early in the century, it was considered between 30 and 50 years old, but by the end of the 19th centruy it was considered as 40 to 60.

Wiktionary

  1. middle-aged(Adjective)

    of, or relating to middle age; neither old nor young

Webster Dictionary

  1. Middle-aged(adj)

    being about the middle of the ordinary age of man; between 30 and 50 years old

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of middle-aged in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of middle-aged in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kim Hubbard:

    Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men.

  2. Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde:

    The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything.

  3. Florida Scott-Maxwell:

    No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.

  4. Confucius:

    There are three things to beware of through life: when a man is young, let him beware of his appetites; when he is middle-aged, of his passions; and when old, of covetousness, especially.

  5. I. F. Stone:

    The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them.

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