in one's prime

Definition of in one's prime

:active and in good health
  • She just retired, but she's still in her prime.

Word by Word Definitions

prime play
  1. : the second of the canonical hours

  2. : the first hour of the day usually considered either as 6 a.m. or the hour of sunrise

  3. : the earliest stage

  1. : first in time : original

  2. : of, relating to, or being a prime number — compare relatively prime

  3. : having no polynomial factors other than itself and no monomial factors other than 1

  1. : fill, load

  2. : to prepare for firing by supplying with priming

  3. : to insert a primer into (a cartridge case)


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