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golden years

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plural noun

the years of retirement, normally after age 65.

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RELATED WORDS

infirmity, senescence, seniority, oldness, age, caducity, debility, decrepitude, dotage, feebleness, longevity, senility, senectitude, geriatrics

Nearby words

golden trout, golden valley, golden warbler, golden wattle, golden wedding, golden years, golden-brown algae, golden-crowned kinglet, goldeneye, goldenhar's syndrome, goldenly

Origin of golden years

First recorded in 1950–55
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