past one's prime

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Definition of past one's prime

1 : no longer still active and in good health The dog was past his prime.
2 : no longer as good at something as one once was As a singer, he is past his prime.

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“Past one's prime.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/past%20one%27s%20prime. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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