twenty-something

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twenty-something

1. adjective Of an unspecified age in one's twenties. He looks like he's in his 40s, but he's really just twenty-something.
2. noun A person who is in their twenties. Usually used in the plural. It's clear this place is geared more for twenty-somethings, judging by the loud music.
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A group of stereotypical teens and twenty-somethings take a trip to a remote log cabin and spend the entire time freaking each other out before the plot takes a sinister twist.
Beauty Rules comes from a world-famous makeup artist and offers a beauty bible for teens and twenty-somethings, and packs in hundreds of photos of girls (not models) who have successfully used Brown's techniques.
Thousands of families are separated each year (dad stays back to work, while mom/kids move out to LA, twenty-somethings move here unprepared) for the dream of becoming an actor/performer.
MTV said in a statement that today's twenty-somethings - more akin to the magical wizard Harry Potter - represent the Millennials that came of age in the economic boom of the 90s/early 2000s, a time of 'Yes We Can' and the belief that working hard and playing hard could result in success in future.
Several recent studies have focused on emerging adults in the United States, considering the spiritual and religious lives of high school teens (ages 14-18) (1) or of twenty-somethings (ages 19-29).
LEEDS based twenty-somethings Roller Trio were picked out by BBC Introducing last summer and then gathered nominations for the MOBOs and the 2012 Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize Album of the Year.
The firm, which provides fashionable twenty-somethings in 160 different countries with copies of their idols' wardrobes, despatched two million orders in December, and sales rose to just under PS80m.
UK sales jumped 15% in the quarter to August 31 as it continued to cash in on the popularity of internet shopping and the interest of celebrity-obsessed twenty-somethings in clothes worn by the stars.
These days their combination of Eighties-style indie jangle and wry, blokeish lyrics might seem decidedly retro, but it's to a wide range of fans, from twenty-somethings through to fifty-somethings, that they appeal.
A GENERATION of twenty-somethings are holidaying with their parents to save money during the recession, according to new research.
Gimme Sugar (Logo): Logo's latest lesbian reality show drops us into the girl party of WeHo, where we meet a new "gaggle" of hot and hormonal twenty-somethings as they dance, hook up and gossip.
Take a quick glimpse and you might even mistake them for carefree twenty-somethings.
In addition to telling her own tale, Hassler includes personal stories by other twenty-somethings on subjects such as getting divorced, deciding to leave lucrative careers, and developing love for parents who made many mistakes.
Sadly, the glass reflects an empty suit who embodies the congressional Democrats' decision to reduce action on Iraq to a political calculus appropriate for the highway appropriations bill, not a moral imperative to challenge a policy that has sent thousands of twenty-somethings to their deaths in the desert.