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mid·dle-aged

(mĭd′l-ājd′)
adj.
Of or relating to middle age: middle-aged parents; middle-aged interests.

middle-aged

adj
of, relating to, or being in the time in a person's life between youth and old age
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.middle-aged - being roughly between 45 and 65 years oldmiddle-aged - being roughly between 45 and 65 years old
old - (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; "his mother is very old"; "a ripe old age"; "how old are you?"
Translations

middle-aged

[ˈmɪdlˈeɪdʒd] ADJde mediana edad

middle-aged

[ˌmɪdlˈeɪdʒd] adjdi mezza età

middle

(ˈmidl) noun
1. the central point or part. the middle of a circle.
2. the central area of the body; the waist. You're getting rather fat round your middle.
adjective
equally distant from both ends. the middle seat in a row.
ˈmiddling adjective
average. He's neither tall nor short, but of middling height.
middle age
the years between youth and old age. She is well into middle age.
ˌmiddle-ˈaged adjective
Middle Ages (with the)
the time between the end of the Roman Empire and the Renaissance.
Middle East (with the)
Egypt and the countries of Asia west of Pakistan.
ˈmiddleman (-mӕn) noun
a dealer who buys goods from the person who makes or grows them, and sells them to shopkeepers or to the public; a wholesaler. You can save money by buying direct from the factory and cutting out the middleman.
be in the middle of (doing) something
to be busily occupied doing something. Please excuse my appearance. I was in the middle of washing my hair.

middle-aged

كَهْلٌ středního věku midaldrende mittleren Alters μεσόκοπος de mediana edad keski-ikäinen d’âge mûr srednjih godina di mezza età 中年の 중년의 op middelbare leeftijd middelaldrende w średnim wieku de meia idade средних лет medelålders ซึ่งมีวัยกลางคน orta yaşlı trung niên 中年的
References in classic literature ?
That,' said the middle-aged lady, rising from her seat, and averting her head--'that I would not reveal for worlds.
said the middle-aged lady; here she wept very copiously indeed.
Pickwick, in his turn, conscious of his own innocence and rectitude, and irritated by having unfortunately involved the middle-aged lady in such an unpleasant affair, was not so quietly disposed as was his wont.
If the middle-aged lady had mingled much with the busy world, or had profited at all by the manners and customs of those who make the laws and set the fashions, she would have known that this sort of ferocity is the most harmless thing in nature; but as she had lived for the most part in the country, and never read the parliamentary debates, she was little versed in these particular refinements of civilised life.
To this decision the middle-aged lady was impelled by a variety of considerations, the chief of which was the incontestable proof it would afford of her devotion to Mr.
My information is, unfortunately, but too correct,' said the middle-aged lady; 'I was present at the quarrel.
A MIDDLE-AGED MAN, whose hair had begun to turn gray, courted two women at the same time.
He was a middle-aged man, and he had no wish to disturb Mr.
They were old men and young men and middle-aged men, mostly of the labouring class, dock labourers, draymen, factory hands, barmen; but some, neatly dressed, were of a station which was obviously superior, shop-assistants, clerks, and the like.
The greater number of the middle-aged people and certain great personages were displeased at the prospect of the impending scandal in society.
The deeds of the young, the counsels of the middle-aged, and the prayers of the aged.
In fact, authors and experts do not even agree on when it starts and when it ends, but it is usually considered as the years from about 45 to 65, which means, at 45, you are indeed officially middle-aged.