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middle-aged

[ mid-l-eyjd ]
/ ˈmɪd lˈeɪdʒd /
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adjective

being of the age intermediate between youth and old age, roughly between 45 and 65.
characteristic of or suitable for persons of this age.

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Origin of middle-aged

First recorded in 1600–10
mid·dle-a·ged·ly [mid-l-ey-jid-lee, -eyjd-], /ˈmɪd lˈeɪ dʒɪd li, -ˈeɪdʒd-/, adverbmid·dle-a·ged·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for middle-aged

middle-aged

adjective

of, relating to, or being in the time in a person's life between youth and old age
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