ripe old age

noun

Definition of ripe old age

: a very old age They both lived to a ripe old age. sometimes used humorously She decided at the ripe old age of 23 that she'd learned all there was to know about human nature.

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“Ripe old age.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ripe%20old%20age. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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