Definitions

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  • adj. Of about seventy years of age.

Etymologies

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seventy +‎ -ish

Examples

  • When a seventyish man slowly jogged past me, I decided to use him to set my pace.

    Runners

  • Due to being sedentary and seventyish, I walked a slow, 13,114 regular steps today along the curb as many of the streets in my neighborhood have few sidewalks.

    Surgeon General recommends you walk a minimum of 10,000 steps or five miles daily

  • One Response on August 20, 2007 at 7:54 am | Reply naomi dagen bloom can i really, truly accept that going like sixty is part of my past? sometimes seventyish recalls those times but one day of it requires refueling the next one.

    Going like sixty « First 50 Words – Writing Prompts

  • Regan and Jack had spoken to the seventyish woman, a well-known patron of the arts, during the cocktail hour.

    Laced

  • This time out, Rhodes is faced with the apparent slip-and-fall death of seventyish neighbor Helen Harris.

    Archive 2006-12-31

  • Amazingly, I get praised by Isabelle, the thin little seventyish lady who seems to. be Ellie's adjutant: I am doing "wonderfully," she tells me, and-even better-am "great to work with."

    Nickel and Dimed

  • 'Well, look here, young fellow ¦' The elder of the husbands, a seventyish American with the unmistakable stamp of wealth, began shushing the others to silence with a practised damping movement of his right hand.

    In The Frame

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