glory days/years


: a time in the past that is remembered for great success or happiness
The team's glory days are long gone.
His glory years as an actor are now far behind him.

Examples of glory days/years in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Burrow has led the franchise into its glory days, leading them to a Super Bowl and another AFC Championship game the last two seasons. Jason Williams, The Enquirer, 8 Sep. 2023 Ultimately, the new owners know their impact will be judged on the football field, where Washington is more than three decades removed from its last Super Bowl title and the franchise’s glory days. Steven Whyno, oregonlive, 8 Sep. 2023 By 2013, both had been All-Stars and Atlanta, after a brief rebuild following its previous glory years, was once again a contender. Scott Miller, New York Times, 12 Aug. 2023 Christie promises that anyone who does submit a report will receive an artifact originating in the glory days of broadcast radio: a physical QSL card sent through the mail. IEEE Spectrum, 12 Aug. 2023 Those shows lasted about three hours each, a little short of his glory days of playing four hours or more, though still impressive for a 73-year-old. David K. Li, NBC News, 7 Sep. 2023 Now his sights are set on returning an iconic franchise to its glory days. Andrew Beaton, WSJ, 6 Sep. 2023 Yantis joked many of his players were too young to remember Witten’s glory days, though Witten came back from retirement to play through the 2020-21 season. Greg McKenna, Dallas News, 5 Sep. 2023 The website is filled with photos of McCartney playing beside his bandmates during The Beatles’ glory days with the iconic instrument in tow. Angel Saunders, Peoplemag, 4 Sep. 2023 See More

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“Glory days/years.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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