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(Abbreviation) Agricultural General Engineers
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(Adult / Slang)
1. The time that a person has existed since birth; duration of life. ' S/He's 20 years of age.'


(1) Kris Kringle's (Edmund Gwenn) age in Miracle on 34th Street (1947): ' As old as my tongue and a little bit older than my teeth.'

(2) Rose (Marilyn Cooper) in Family Business (1989):' You don't tempt God by bragging about your age.'

(3) Huey Walker (Dennis Hopper) to John Buckner (Kiefer Sutherland) in Flashback (1990): ' When I was your age I was even younger than you.'

(4) Kate Flax (Christina Ricci), the her older sister Charlotte (Winona Ryder) in Mermaids (1990): ' Act your age, not your shoe size! '

2. One of the stages of life; that time of life: adolescence, adulthood, boyhood, childhood, dotage, elderliness, girlhood, infancy, life, lifetime, majority, maturity, middle age, milestone, old age, senility, seniority, youth.


(1) Russell 'Russ' Ward (Clark Gable) in But Not For Me (1959). ' Youth! The kids can have it! '

(2) Retiring lawman Jack Beauregard (Henry Fonda) in My Name is Nobody (1973). ' I was getting to be one more old timer and the years don't make wisdom they just make old age.'

3. Or: agedness , the condition of being old; old age.
Synonyms: advancing years; autumn of life; caducity; declining years; dotage; elderliness; evening of one's days; golden age; golden years; old age; senectitude; senescence; vale of years; winter of life.


(1) Mr. Bernstein (Everett Sloane) in Citizen Kane (1941): ' Just old age. It's the only disease, Mr. Thompson, that you don't look forward to being cured of.'

(2) Mr. Peabody (William Powell) in Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948): ' Fifty: the old age of youth, the youth of old age.'

(3) Diana Barrie (Maggie Smith) to Sydney Cochran (Michael Caine) in California Suite (1978): 'I've aged, Sidney. I'm getting lines in my face. I look like a brand new steel-belted radial tire.'

(4) Abe (Alan King) to his son Abbie (Billy Crystal) in Memories of Me (1988): ' At my age you worry about two things. One, you're with a woman and she says, let's do it again right now, and the other is, who's going to come to my funeral? '

4. To grow old; show signs of growing old.Synonyms: blossom; decline; deteriorate; develop; get along; grow; grow feeble; grow old; grow up; mature; mellow; push; put mileage on; ripen; wane; wear out.

Quote: Tommy (Rudy Vallee), Margaret (Myrna Loy) in The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)-- Tommy: ' A girl her age is entitled to growing pains.'-- Margaret: ' Susan's growing pains are rapidly becoming a major disease.'

5. A period or time.Synonyms: blue moon; century; chapter; date; day; duration; eon; epoch; era; generation; interim; interval; life; lifetime; millennium; moment; phase; season; stage; span.

6. A period of time that is or seems extremely long.Synonyms: eon; donkey's years; eternity; lifetime; month of Sundays; forever; infinity; time without; endlessness; ages and ages; eons and eons.

7. Or: that age / of a certain age , of an unspecified age, but no longer young; an advanced stage of life.


(1) The Dowager Empress (Helen Hayes) to the flirty Baroness von Livenbaum (Martita Hunt) in Anastasia (1956): ' To a woman of your age sex should be nothing but gender.'

(2) Richard (Joseph Cotten) to Christine (Jacqueline Bisset) in The Grasshopper (1970): ' Christine, I've reached that realistic age where I have to choose between having fun and a heart attack.'

8. Of age , having reached the time of life when one has civil and personal rights

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