be pushing (an age)

(redirected from is pushing)

be pushing (an age)

To be approaching a particular age. I was never sore after my work-outs until I was pushing 40.
See also: pushing

be ˌpushing ˈ40, ˈ50, etc.

(informal) be nearly 40, 50, etc. years old: My grandmother’s pushing eighty but she’s as fit as ever.
See also: pushing
References in periodicals archive ?
Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj says he is pushing back his film, starring Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan, by a few months as both the actors are having health issues.
Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj says he is pushing back the release of his film, starring Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan, by a few months as both the actors are having health issues.
But Senator Manny Pacquiao, who is pushing for the passage of the bill, claimed that more than 10 senators are already supportive of the measure.
The Japan Committee of the International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR) is pushing for legislation to protect all minorities in Japan from discrimination.
Jenson Button has told his fans not to worry if his BAR leaves the track at the weekend - it will just show he is pushing his car to the limit.
Motor Sport: Jenson Button has told his army of British fans not to worry if his BAR leaves the Silverstone track at this weekend's British Grand Prix - it will just show he is pushing his car to the limit.