years young

idiom

informal
used to describe an older person's age in a way that is meant to suggest that the person still looks or feels young
She's 60 years young today!

Examples of years young in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Don't let the viral photos fool you — Jackie Chan is feeling 70 years young. Shania Russell, EW.com, 8 Apr. 2024 Plus, Grande’s grandmother, Nonna, 98 years young, this week becomes the oldest living artist ever to have hit the Hot 100. Gary Trust, Billboard, 22 Mar. 2024 And performances of its 30-odd catchy songs — the newest of them 80 years young, the oldest closing in on a century ago — are far away from a concert, richer than a mere revue. Christopher Smith, Orange County Register, 29 Jan. 2024 Third place: Gianna Rivera, second grade, Honey Creek Elementary School Wednesday, April 21, 2021, on the 3700 block of North 5th Street at 25 years young, gun violence took my father’s life. Journal Sentinel, 11 Jan. 2024 Rita Moreno is 92 years young and having the time of her life. Jack Smart, Peoplemag, 12 Dec. 2023 In the evocative setting of the Tese delle Nappe event venue, Giorgio Armani, 89 years young, presented a reinterpretation of Armani Privé’s last Paris fashion show, which had a harlequin theme. Pino Gagliardi, The Hollywood Reporter, 5 Sep. 2023 Her beloved father, Andrew Arthur Allen Sr., was diabetic and passed away from the disease at 63 years young. Taiia Smart Young, Essence, 8 Sep. 2023 Thomas will turn 100 years young on Sept. 10, much to the delight of her friends and family, who still see her at the golf course and bowling alley and dining out with friends. Sam Boyer, cleveland, 7 Sep. 2023

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“Years young.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/years%20young. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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