Translation of "middle-aged" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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middle-agedadjective

uk /ˌmɪd.əlˈeɪdʒd/ us /ˌmɪd.əlˈeɪdʒd/

B1 in middle age

中年的
They're a middle-aged couple, with grown-up children. 他们是一对中年夫妇,孩子们都已成年。

disapproving too careful and not showing the enthusiasm, energy, or style of someone young

具有中年人特点的;谨慎无热情的
What a conventional, middle-aged attitude he has to life! 他对生活的态度实在太保守了,简直像中年人!

More examples

  • The company is run almost entirely by middle-aged men.
  • Most company directors are middle-aged men, but this 28-year-old woman is an exception that proves the rule.
  • He looked a bit offended when you called him middle-aged.
  • The dance floor was full of middle-aged couples smooching to slushy ballads.

(Translation of “middle-aged” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)