late in life

Definition of late in life

:at an old age
  • He became famous relatively late in life.

Word by Word Definitions

late play
  1. : coming or remaining after the due, usual, or proper time

  2. : of, relating to, or imposed because of tardiness

  3. : of or relating to an advanced stage in point of time or development : occurring near the end of a period of time or series

  1. : after the usual or proper time

  2. : at or to an advanced point of time

  3. : not long ago : recently

life play
  1. : the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body

  2. : a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings

  3. : an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction

  1. : of or relating to animate being

  2. : lifelong

  3. : using a living model


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