sunset years

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sunset years

The final years of a person's life, especially those spent in retirement. The economic crash has been especially devastating to the retired and the elderly, whose pensions they had been expecting to live off of in their sunset years have now evaporated in a matter of days.
See also: sunset, year
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one's sunset years

Euph. one's old age. Many people in their sunset years love to travel. Now is the time to think about financial planning for your sunset years.
See also: sunset, year
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

sunset years

the last years of a person's life. euphemistic
See also: sunset, year
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She loves to travel but plans to settle down in Koi Samui, Thailand eventually to spend her sunset years by the sea.
Rotich says that because she is getting old, she has introduced her children to the business to carry on, as she withdraws to live a quiet life at home in her sunset years.
Sobti belonged to writer Abdullah Husain's city, the Pakistani side of Punjab, and now was in her sunset years [in Delhi].
Domingo, we also requested the embassy to expedite her repatriation so that she could at least be with her family during her sunset years.
Richardson, at age 58, is decades from her sunset years, but, she, too, has been frustrated by her limitations.
That is probably why Malema's speech resonated with many people, particularly those who supported Winnie despite the challenges she faced in her sunset years - from charges of murder to her divorce.