not getting any younger

Definition of not getting any younger

informal + humorous

  1. —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

getplay getting
  1. :  to gain possession of

    :  to receive as a return :  earn

    :  to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. :  something begotten:

    :  offspring

    :  the entire progeny of a male animal

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

    :  a bill of divorce

    :  a religious divorce by Jewish law

youngerplay
  1. :  an inferior in age :  junior


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