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golden years

plural noun

  1. the years of retirement, normally after age 65.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of golden years1

First recorded in 1950–55

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Example Sentences

The late 1960s to the mid-1970s were the golden years of Libyan music.

Would he let the golden years of his youth slip by, without laying any foundation for independence?

It was when he realized that he was spending the golden years of his life gibbering round a stage with a lot of black men.

He should be realizing the golden years of college life, the glad comradeship of the campus.

Immediately the Pope pressed still further, and multiplied the golden years one upon another.

The human mind can never be satisfied with the mere assurance that sooner or later the golden years will come.


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