well up in years

well up in years

Fairly old; advanced in age. I may be well up in years, but I can still hold my own on the race track. She was well up in years before she found a career that she loved.
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well up in years

Euph. aged; old. Jane's husband is well up in years. He is nearly seventy-five. Joan's well up in years but healthy.
See also: up, well, year