2. Adjective. (informal) Of about thirty years of age. ¹
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Definition of Thirtyish
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Literary usage of Thirtyish
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1. Garrick and His Circle by Florence Mary Wilson Parsons (1906)
"Even in these earlier days—she was ' about thirtyish' when David and his wife took her up so warmly — she refused Mrs. Garrick's offer to carry her with a ..."
2. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... 1975 a balding, thirtyish, would have been eroticist — Philip Roth, Reading Myself and Others, 1975 is bespectacled and balding —William Styron, ..."
3. Riga & Its Beachesby Farrol Kahn by Farrol Kahn (2004)
"Again only thirtyish, he is now the biggest player in the market and reaches eighty- six per cent of the Latvian population. He appreciates that Riga is a ..."
4. Larue's Maneuvers by James Isaiah Gabbe (2007)
"I'd thought she was a teenager, but she was thirtyish with baby-doll eyes and Nordic, freckled features, gloriously freckled breasts ..."
5. Memoirs of a Winner by Gary Ward Scott (2007)
"On the other hand, I also met a pretty, very bright, and helpful, thirtyish woman schoolteacher in my search for Spanish lessons, who then represented ..."