not getting any younger

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of not getting any younger

informal + humorous
used to say that someone is getting older and may not have much more time to do something
  • If we really want to see Paris, we should do it soon. We're not getting any younger, you know.

Word by Word Definitions

get play getting
  1. : to gain possession of

  2. : to receive as a return : earn

  3. : to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. : something begotten:

  2. : offspring

  3. : the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. : a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

  2. : a religious divorce by Jewish law

younger play
  1. : young

  1. : an inferior in age : junior


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