Meaning of “over the hill” in the English Dictionary

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"over the hill" in British English

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over the hill

often humorous

used for describing someone who is old and no longer useful or attractive

(Definition of “over the hill” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"over the hill" in American English

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over the hill

no longer able to do something well because of age:

I don’t think of myself as being over the hill yet.

(Definition of “over the hill” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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