of mature years

of mature years

Euph. old. My employer is a man of mature years. The professor, a woman of mature years, is planning to retire at the end of the school term.
See also: mature, of, year
References in classic literature ?
Oh, a lady of mature years may do many things which a young girl must avoid.
No man has more than one wife, and no wife of mature years has less than two husbands,--sometimes she has three, but such instances are not frequent.
Fyne was of mature years for all her unwrinkled face.
Nigel Beeson, defending, said: "She is a lady of mature years who has led a blameless life and has somehow found herself breaking the law due to personal tragedy.
An initiative of the Art Department of ISWK, this event creates a platform for the youngsters to share with those of mature years, an artistic experience to demonstrate their creativity.
And some splendid, funny, highly-talented people had gathered there, most of mature years, able to speak with charm and authority without recourse to digital technology.
In recent weeks I have heard women of mature years ask a male friend of mine whether he had a 'bird-in-tow'while another very attractive woman described herself to me as "this classy bird
Most are not - indeed there are many of mature years who need to go back to the driving school.
It's a hard climb for those of mature years and I prefer to walk down rather than up.
For many Teessiders, especially those of mature years, the public house was an important part of their life and heritage.
As is the right of any lady of mature years, Pickard is coy about her age.
But he added: "We have reached the conclusion that the imposition of custody, especially for such a short period, was not the only appropriate disposal for a man of mature years with no previous convictions and no prior experience of custody.
The centrepiece was a demonstration of skills by the young boys from the Heath Rangers soccer club followed by a keenly fought match between Cardiff City Ladies and the Heath All Stars, made up mainly of local players of mature years.
TO RD Williams (June 11), I am a lady of mature years.
REGARDING choosing a Blues favourite for the Broad Street Walk of Stars, albeit unintentional, the instructions might disadvantage prospective voters of mature years, among whom I am numbered.