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.
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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.
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I didn't spend 8 years at university to be called Miss Academic Siobhan O'Dwyer sparks a sexism row after airline check-in staff call her Miss instead of Doctor Some of us are mountain climbers and if you get to the top of your favourite mountain, you become a mountain observer, so I've got to keep climbing Chris Evans quits his Radio 2 breakfast show after 13 years I want to be attractive, and look my age Hollywood star Kathleen Turner, 64, says cosmetic surgery is a waste of money and time
"My mom says that black boys get shot because sometimes they don't look their age, and I don't look my age. I'm 14; but I don't look 14," Walker told the news outlet.
"Close up I look my age but I probably look OK for my age because I take care of myself and I want to be able to work until the lights go out" Singer Lulu, 68, who says she has given up dating but still goes out with men.
I'm not a quitter, I'm in it for the long term and I believe there is a long-term job to do" The Prime Minister, who was 61 yesterday "Close up I look my age but I probably look OK for my age because I take care of myself and I want to be able to work until the lights go out" Singer Lulu, 68, who says she has given up dating but still goes out with men "I am not a sex magnet, but more like a fridge magnet" Comedian Brian Conley whose tango left him at the bottom of the Strictly Come Dancing leader board "My own children don't believe me, but I am part Brazilian.
Close up I look my age but I probably look OK for my age because I take care of myself and I want to be able to work until the lights go out Singer Lulu, 68, who says she has given up dating but still goes out with men This is disgusting and not the Manchester I know and love.
She said: "Close up I look my age, but I probably look OK for my age because I take care of myself and I want to be able to work until the lights go out.
I don't have many mates and I'm not married (but I don't look my age).
I don't look my age, according to those people who have the good grace to look completely shocked when I tell them - Actress Amanda Holden, 31.
I've tried wearing high heels and older clothes but that doesn't work, so any ideas on what to do to make me look my age?
People kindly say I do not look my age and I put that down to genes (my late father never looked his age) and the fact that I am still working flat out.
"I look melted and I look my age. Unfortunately, I don't want to look my age.
SOMETIMES people say I don't look my age. I assume they're just being polite, but if Danish scientists are right maybe I should be grateful.
Writer and director Paul Andrew Williams "I look my age, and I don't mind.
Dear Miriam EVERYONE tells me I don't look my age, 50.
I was really upset as I always felt I didn't look my age, and these days it's not uncommon for older women to have babies.
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