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

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
References in classic literature ?
"He professed to be eighty-four years old, but he didn't look his age. He told me he was also afraid of losing his memory suddenly, like those people he has been reading of in the papers."
Even if Arnie is starting to look his age, he works well with Williams, though still looks happiest in the gun-toting action scenes.
Phil Robinson dominated a midfield department in which, for the home side, 41-year-old Tommy Hutchison was starting to look his age and goals from Robbie Dennison, Robinson and Steve Bull put Wolves 3-1 up by the break.
I feel sorry for him in the regard that he is starting to look his age,poor old boy -Actor Hugh Grant, who is one day older than Colin Firth,43.
OLD FRIEND: Des is beginning to look his age; OLD SET: Studio had a look of World Of Sport; OLD RIVAL: ITV quality is unlikely to worry Sky