geezerhood


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Noun1.geezerhood - a late time of lifegeezerhood - a late time of life; "old age is not for sissies"; "he's showing his years"; "age hasn't slowed him down at all"; "a beard white with eld"; "on the brink of geezerhood"
time of life - a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
mid-sixties, sixties - the time of life between 60 and 70
mid-seventies, seventies - the time of life between 70 and 80
mid-eighties, eighties - the time of life between 80 and 90
mid-nineties, nineties - the time of life between 90 and 100
dotage, second childhood, senility - mental infirmity as a consequence of old age; sometimes shown by foolish infatuations
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After another breezy, languid summer in southern Illinois, the sudden influx of new drivers -- many of who have little to no understanding of Carbondale's oft-confusing traffic flow -- is an annual shock to my gestating sense of geezerhood.
Jeff Cooper was well into Social Security age when he commented that as "geezerhood" approached, he didn't need a specific "geezer gun." I can understand that for a couple of reasons.
For a more recent example, there's our sainted President Obama who, during the 2008 campaign, was given to not-so-subtle attacks on John McCain's geezerhood. Remember the ads he authorized, the ones sneering that McCain didn't know how to use email or conduct Google searches?
As I ease kicking and screaming into geezerhood, I'm no longer so sure of myself.