Definition of Old age

1. Noun. A late time of life. "On the brink of geezerhood"

Exact synonyms: Age, Eld, Geezerhood, Years
Generic synonyms: Time Of Life
Terms within: Mid-sixties, Sixties, Mid-seventies, Seventies, Eighties, Mid-eighties, Mid-nineties, Nineties
Specialized synonyms: Dotage, Second Childhood, Senility
Derivative terms: Age, Age, Geezer

Definition of Old age

1. Noun. The latter part of life, the part of life after one's prime. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Old Age

old-time country
old age (current term)
old age pension
old as the hills
old bag
old ball
old bean
old boy
old boy network
old boys' club
old chap
old chestnut
old codger
old college try

Literary usage of Old age

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1874)
"LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY IN old age, based on Researches into tfie Relation of Age to Work. By Geo. M. Beard, AM, .MD Republished, with Notes and Additions, ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1914)
"old age pensions. Insurance for the superannuated worker In Spain. K. Coman. 11. ... Old-age pensions and moral values: a reply to Miss Coman. IM Rubinow. ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"I approve of gravity in old age, but this in a moderate degree, ... DEATH IS WELCOME TO THE OLD From the 'Dialogue on old age' AN OLD man indeed has nothing ..."

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