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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"My mom says that black boys get shot because sometimes they don't look their age, and I don't look my age.
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I think when middleaged blokes start wearing skinny jeans, it only makes them stand out and look their age even more.
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They were all young people dressed to look their age.
They both look their age and aren't classically handsome, but still walk around with babes on their arms.
Youngsters should be aged between 13 and 14 and look their age or younger if possible.
"I want to go and be like the actresses who have lines on their face, look their age and are not frightened of portraying actresses who are such," she stated.
He said: "We use children who look their age. When we do this, it isn't an out-and-out trick for the retailer, it's a reasonable test."