past one's prime

Definition of past one's prime

  1. 1 :  no longer still active and in good health The dog was past his prime.

  2. 2 :  no longer as good at something as one once was As a singer, he is past his prime.

Word by Word Definitions

pastplay
  1. :  ago

    :  just gone or elapsed

    :  having existed or taken place in a period before the present :  bygone

  1. :  beyond the age for or of

    :  after

    :  at the farther side of :  beyond

  1. :  time gone by

    :  something that happened or was done in the past

    :  the past tense of a language

  1. :  so as to reach and go beyond a point near at hand

primeplay
  1. :  the second of the canonical hours

    :  the first hour of the day usually considered either as 6 a.m. or the hour of sunrise

    :  the earliest stage

  1. :  first in time :  original

    :  of, relating to, or being a prime number — compare relatively prime

    :  having no polynomial factors other than itself and no monomial factors other than 1

  1. :  fill, load

    :  to prepare for firing by supplying with priming

    :  to insert a primer into (a cartridge case)


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