What does middle-aged mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. middle-aged(adj)

    being roughly between 45 and 65 years old


  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.


  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


  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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