thirty-something love



from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the time of life between 30 and 40


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  • Kevin, a thirty-something man in a black coat and black slacks, ventures a comment: From the beginning of the class to now I definitely feel different, but I still have a lot of reservations—about baptism, about commitment.

    American Grace

  • The hour-long meeting then concludes with a hymn entitled “When Faith Endures,” and an impromptu benediction is offered by a thirty-something man who carries his young daughter with him up to the podium and cradles her in his arms as he bows his head, asking “Father in Heaven” to bless those who could not be present at the worship meeting, and for help in “applying what we have learned here throughout the week.”

    American Grace

  • But think about it from the point of view of his friends and family: he was a thirty-something former professional golfer and professional skier, who had given up “guaranteed” careers in architecture and the law to what?

    Kristine Kathryn Rusch » 2010 » June » 10

  • I follow college football with the same fervor most thirty-something women reserve for shoe shopping.

    Leaders need to 'pass' on the sports cliches

  • There is a young, thirty-something early childhood teacher sitting in my office.

    Carol Smaldino: To Mayor Bloomberg: Stop the Bullying

  • Picture a Sunday afternoon at a city park: a thirty-something Filipina home-nursing aide wheels a white-haired lady down a tree-lined path.

    Michelle Chen: How the Global "Gray Wave" Crashes Through Closed Borders

  • When we got back to the apartment, as I was cooking dinner, she commented that the tone of my voice changes drastically at times when speaking Portuguese – that I have a ‘mature’ thirty-something voice in English but often sound much younger in Portuguese.

    I is for Identity « An A-Z of ELT

  • The thirty-something men seem to have lost interest, but horny sixty-plus men and young men barely of drinking age seem to be quite enamored with me.


  • Before Siddhartha Gautama attained enlightenment he was a confused twenty or thirty-something looking to learn how to live a spiritual life.

    Lodro Rinzler: A Buddhist Take On Interfaith Relationships

  • Today's younger poets too rarely read poetry in translation, it seems; that's a pity, as the sort of generative flattening of language necessitated by translation would likely appeal to the aesthetic instincts of many self-aware twenty- and thirty-something poets.

    Seth Abramson: November 2011 Contemporary Poetry Reviews


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