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English definition of “over the hill”

over the hill

often humorous
used for describing someone who is old and no longer useful or attractiveDescribing people who are oldThe elderly
(Definition of over the hill from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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