golden years


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golden years

pl n
informal the years that follow retirement from work

gold′en years`


n.pl.
the years of retirement, normally after age 65.
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Noun1.golden years - the time of life after retirement from active work
time of life - a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
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The golden year was dying as it had lived, a beautiful and unrepentant voluptuary, and reminiscent rapture and content freighted heavily the air.
The children have come from their schools, and the grown people from their workshops and their fields, on purpose to be happy, for, to-day, a new man is beginning to rule over them; and so -- as has been the custom of mankind ever since a nation was first gathered -- they make merry and rejoice: as if a good and golden year were at length to pass over the poor old world!"
In short, it was a golden year. And then it happened.
He said: "Having been there in the past to see what I would call the older generation of the Spillanes, the 80s team and what I would call the golden years as they are called, I believe we are in the process now of making golden years for the future.
Summary: New Delhi (India), Aug 19 (ANI): Ajay Devgn is all set to highlight the golden years of Indian Football with his upcoming film 'Maidaan', which went on floors on Monday.
(NAPS)--Most people have a vision of their golden years that includes a comfortable retirement in which they can spend their time doing the things they enjoy.
Summary: Movie starring Ajay Devgn will focus on the golden years of Indian football
BOWIE Experience - The Golden Years Tour - is a breathtaking concert celebrating the music of the world's greatest pop icon David Bowie.
For 2018, as the group celebrates 50 golden years in art and culture, they are holding a special art exhibit at the Cultural Center of the Philippines's (CCP) Main Gallery, which opened on March 3, Saturday.
Leafing through the book I published in 1994, The Golden Years Memorable Tagalog Movie Ads (1946-1956), I came across the 1950 LVN movie Sohrab at Rustum, topbilled by Rogelio de la Rosa, Armando Goyena, Lilia Dizon, Evelyn Villar and Rosa Rosal.
With the retirement age getting younger year on year, staying active and healthy with exercise, from Zumba and dance classes to walking groups and more, there's no excuse for not having plenty of get up and go in your golden years.