at an advanced age

Definition of at an advanced age

  1. :  in old age She began painting at an advanced age.

Word by Word Definitions

advanced
  1. :  far on in time or course

    :  being beyond others in progress or ideas

    :  being beyond the elementary or introductory

  1. :  the time of life at which some particular qualification, power, or capacity arises or rests

    :  majority

    :  one of the stages of life

  1. :  to become old :  show the effects or the characteristics of increasing age

    :  to acquire a desirable quality (such as mellowness or ripeness) by standing undisturbed for some time

    :  to cause to become old


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up at an advanced age? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

conspicuously offensive

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!