- at the ripe old age of something
- at the ripe old age of (something)
live to a ripe old age - to live until you are very old.
He died at the ripe old age of eighty-seven.
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at the ripe old age of — (something) live to a ripe old age to live until you are very old. He died at the ripe old age of eighty seven … New idioms dictionary
ripe — [raıp] adj comparative riper superlative ripest [: Old English;] 1.) ripe fruit or crops are fully grown and ready to eat ≠ ↑unripe ▪ Those tomatoes aren t ripe yet. 2.) be ripe for sth to be ready for a change to happen, especially when it… … Dictionary of contemporary English
ripe — [ raıp ] adjective * 1. ) ripe fruit or crops have grown to their full size and are ready to eat or use: a ripe juicy peach a ) ripe cheese or wine has a strong flavor 2. ) INFORMAL having a strong or unpleasant smell 3. ) language or humor that… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
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ripe — adjective 1 ripe fruit or crops are fully grown and ready to eat: Those apples aren t ripe yet. opposite unripe 2 be ripe for to be in a suitable condition for something, especially for some kind of change: The land was ripe for industrial… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
ripe */ — UK [raɪp] / US adjective Word forms ripe : adjective ripe comparative riper superlative ripest 1) a) ripe fruit or crops have grown to their full size and are ready to eat or use a ripe juicy peach b) ripe cheese or wine has a strong flavour 2)… … English dictionary
ripe — [[t]ra͟ɪp[/t]] riper, ripest 1) ADJ GRADED Ripe fruit or grain is fully grown and ready to eat. Always choose firm, but ripe fruit. ...fields of ripe wheat. Derived words: ripeness N UNCOUNT Test the figs for ripeness. 2) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ… … English dictionary
ripe — [raɪp] adj ripe fruit or crops have grown to their full size and are ready to eat or use • be ripe for sth to be ready for something, especially a change[/ex] Some of the smaller firms are ripe for takeover.[/ex] ripe old age an age at which… … Dictionary for writing and speaking English
age — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Old age Nouns 1. age, years, oldness; life expectancy, life span; longevity, length of years; gerontology, geriatrics; gerontocracy; ageism. 2. (maturity) adulthood, man or womanhood, maturity; legal or… … English dictionary for students
ripe — /raɪp / (say ruyp) adjective (riper, ripest) 1. ready for reaping or gathering, as grain, fruits, etc.; complete in natural growth or development, as when arrived at the stage most fit for eating or use. 2. resembling ripe fruit, as in ruddiness… … Australian English dictionary