look (one's) age

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look (one's) age

To have an appearance (especially one's face) that is consistent with what people expect someone to look like at that age. I don't look my age now that I have this beard, so I never have trouble getting into bars. With all these gray hairs, I'm really starting to look my age.
See also: age, look
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ˌlook your ˈage

seem as old as you really are and not younger or older: I was surprised when I last saw her — she’s really starting to look her age now.
See also: age, look
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