Definition of “a ripe old age” - English Dictionary

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“a ripe old age” in British English

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a ripe old age

the condition of being very old; used especially to talk about someone who has a long healthy life:

I'm sure he'll live to a ripe old age.
My grandmother died at the ripe old age of 92.

(Definition of “a ripe old age” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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