Definition of middle age in English:

middle age

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  • The period between early adulthood and old age, usually considered as the years from about 45 to 65.

    ‘The circumambulation also signifies the four stages of life, namely childhood, youth, middle age and old age.’
    • ‘Both in middle age and old age the death rates were significantly higher in smokers than in non-smokers.’
    • ‘Now he has emerged into early middle age and discovered that his life may have been adversely affected by early exposure to feminism.’
    • ‘His professional longevity is especially remarkable in an area where so many people are on the scrapheap in early middle age.’
    • ‘An extremely large lady of early middle age, she occupied two seats.’
    • ‘By this time a woman in early middle age, she has created a new life for herself, far from the scenes of her miserable upbringing.’
    • ‘She is in early middle age and walks as if she has books on her head.’
    • ‘As a child, Borges was acutely myopic and he went blind in early middle age.’
    • ‘By creating a pattern of youth, middle age and dotage, people were expected to conform to it.’
    • ‘In the 1950s many men took up smoking in adulthood or even middle age.’
    • ‘High blood pressure that occurs even as early as middle age can lead to dementia in later years.’
    • ‘This error dilutes male risk of coronary heart disease, which is substantial even in early middle age.’
    • ‘Don't we learn this as we pass from youth to young middle age?’
    • ‘According to his research, people feel that middle age begins at 49 and old age sets in at 65.’
    • ‘By all outward appearances, Tanner conforms to the image of a former tennis star in the second set of middle age.’
    • ‘The other burning issue of the week appears to be the emergence of second childhood in your middle age.’
    • ‘I looked up and there was a woman in her late middle age leaning out of the second floor window of the house.’
    • ‘I'm in the thirteenth year so the things done early are coming up to at least middle age.’
    • ‘In middle age he took a great interest in early music, more from the point of view of the arranger than of the scholar.’
    • ‘In middle age I trained as a teacher and lived and worked abroad.’


middle age

/ˈˌmidl ˈāj/ /ˈˌmɪdl ˈeɪdʒ/