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Definition of Fiftyish
1. being about fifty years old [adj]
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Literary usage of Fiftyish
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cavendish by Christa Jungnickel, Russell McCormmach (1996)
"This fiftyish man of fixed, settled habits had recently befriended Charles Blagden, who had much to do with Cavendish's adventurous turn. ..."
2. Make a Difference: A Spectacular Breakthrough in the Fight Against Poverty by Gary MacDougal (2005)
"Jimmy is the shrewd, handsome, fiftyish head of the Catholic Conference of Illinois, the lobbying arm of one of the biggest Illinois human services ..."
3. Larue's Maneuvers by James Isaiah Gabbe (2007)
"She pressed knuckles to temples, eyes gritted, and her locks parted and she was more like fiftyish. "Dancing...why do I get dancing? ..."