Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “grand old age”

grand old age

If a person or animal lives to a grand old age , they live until they are very old : He lived to the grand old age of 97.Describing people who are oldThe elderly
(Definition of grand old age from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Translations of “grand old age”

Word of the Day


a good knowledge of something, or the fact that you know it so well

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More