thirty-something


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thirty-something

1. adjective Of an unspecified age in one's thirties. He looks like he's in his 50s, but he's really just thirty-something.
2. noun A person who is in their thirties. Usually used in the plural. With so many college students in this town, it's nice to find a place that's geared more for thirty-somethings.

thirty-something (or forty-something, etc.)

an unspecified age between thirty and forty (forty and fifty, etc.). informal
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Far from enduring a troublesome 'thirty-something' spell, the Fiesta is more like flirty thirty-something - heading confi-dently for its roaring forties.
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