at a/the ripe old age(redirected from at a ripe old age)
at a/the ripe old age
At an especially old age. Even at the ripe old age of 90, my grandmother still loves to go shopping.
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at/to a ˈripe old age,
at/to the ripe old age of...at/to a very old age: My grandmother lived to a ripe old age. ♢ My uncle was still driving a car at the ripe old age of 89.
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