golden years

plural noun

Definition of golden years

: the advanced years in a lifetime active well into their golden years

Examples of golden years in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The brand became known world-wide for its durability and enjoyed golden years with the iconic Lada Niva, a boxy vehicle that some consider a precursor to the modern SUV. Nick Kostov And Evan Gershkovich, WSJ, 9 Mar. 2022 The 69-year-old Oscar nominee, who turns 70 on June 7, spoke about becoming an action hero in his golden years while promoting his latest thriller, Blacklight. Alexia Fernández, PEOPLE.com, 7 Feb. 2022 If Paul Newman could sell salad dressing and enjoy his golden years, maybe Marshall Mathers can do the same with spaghetti. Luke Winkie, New York Times, 30 Dec. 2021 The film tells the story of Leonor Reyes, once a major player in the Filipino film industry during its ragtag action cinema glory days, but now in her golden years and struggling to pay her bills. Christopher Vourlias, Variety, 16 Feb. 2022 The store evokes memories of the mid-20th-century golden years when East St. Louis was a thriving transportation and industrial hub. Tara Adhikari, The Christian Science Monitor, 1 Nov. 2021 Gonçalo Guedes and Carlos Soler, who both hammered two goals past lowly local rival Levante, are enjoying their golden years, while Hugo Duro’s best days are still to come. Henry Flynn, Forbes, 26 Dec. 2021 At 94, there is too much for the longtime community activist to do than just while away her golden years in her home in Havre de Grace. Mike Klingaman, baltimoresun.com, 9 Nov. 2021 The Saints went 49-15 and won the N.F.C. South four straight times from 2017 through 2020, so the franchise likely has few regrets about its financial choices during Brees’s golden years. Mike Tanier, New York Times, 15 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of golden years

1945, in the meaning defined above

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29 Apr 2022

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“Golden years.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/golden%20years. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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