age difference


: the amount by which ages are different
There's a 15-year age difference between her oldest and youngest children.

Examples of age difference in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Despite a 58-year age difference, Reita Green and Beverly Pate have been best friends and business partners for four years, ever since Beverly hired Reita to hang wallpaper in her Burbank apartment back in 2020. Deborah Netburn, Los Angeles Times, 9 May 2024 But New York could easily consider that too much to offer, because of the five-year age difference between Butler and Randle, who has a $32.4 million player option for 2025-26. Barry Jackson, Miami Herald, 2 May 2024 While many focused on their age difference and different career paths, Lakshmi told the New Yorker that their romance was very real. Antonia Debianchi, Peoplemag, 23 Apr. 2024 Johnny is nine and a half years older than Sam, and the age difference could make their relationship challenging. Ariane Lange, Sacramento Bee, 15 Apr. 2024 Or George and Amal Clooney, Hollywood's power couple with a 16-year age difference. Naledi Ushe, USA TODAY, 21 Mar. 2024 Cavallari has faced criticism on social media since debuting their relationship over their age difference. Kristina Behr, Parents, 2 Apr. 2024 There is a 20-year age difference between the siblings. Esme Mazzeo, Peoplemag, 30 Mar. 2024 Aaron Taylor-Johnson is addressing the age difference between him and his wife. Esme Mazzeo, Peoplemag, 21 Mar. 2024

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“Age difference.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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