middle age

noun
Updated on: 22 Nov 2017

Definition of middle age

: the period of life from about 45 to about 64

middle-aged

play \ˌmi-dᵊl-ˈājd\ adjective

middle-ager

play \-ˈā-jər\ noun

Examples of middle age in a Sentence

  1. as our generation approaches middle age

  2. The patient was in late middle age.

  3. He feared the approach of middle age.

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First Known Use of middle age

14th century



MIDDLE AGE Defined for Kids

middle age

noun

Definition of middle age for Students

: the period of life from about 45 to about 64 years of age

middle-aged

\ˌmi-dᵊl-ˈājd\ adjective

Medical Dictionary

middle age

noun mid·dle age \ ˌmid-ᵊl-ˈāj \

medical Definition of middle age

: the period of life from about 45 to about 64 years of age

middle-aged

play \ˌmid-ᵊl-ˈājd\ adjective

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