aged aged  /ˈeɪdʒd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) people who are old collectively
  2. (adj) advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables)
  3. (adj) at an advanced stage of erosion (pronounced as one syllable)
  4. (adj) having attained a specific age; (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable)
  5. (adj) of wines, fruit, cheeses; having reached a desired or final condition; (`aged' pronounced as one syllable)
  6. (adj) (used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable)

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Sales soar as liquor snobs discover the fine aged varieties' mellow, complex flavors.
  2. Throughout history the aged have occupied a precarious position in society.
  3. Even more startling than recent overall advances in surgery is the improved outlook for aged patients who need operations.

News

  1. Children, aged 7-11, can learn how to ride ponies and care for them in Montville

    The Montville Recreation Department is offering two weeks of pony grooming and riding programs for children aged 7-11 at the Montville Community Park.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Record

  2. Kitchen Table Bakers Introduces Two New, On-Trend Flavors for their 100% Aged Parmesan Crisp at the 2013 Summer Fancy ...

    Makers of the Award-winning Gluten-free Crisps Unveil Caraway Seed and Chia Seed Aged Parmesan Crisps (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10844943.htm
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. The Universal Message From Girls: Equality Must Rule

    The G(irls)20 Summit brings together one girl, aged 18-20, from each G20 country to look at the G20 Leaders agenda thru the lens of the economic empowerment of girls and women. This is #7 in a series of interviews with the G(irls)20 delegates. You’ll see what problems this new generation of women are fixing. 
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "I think it was a pretty straightforward commentary that you probably don't need to handcuff a guy, a middle-aged man who uses a cane, who's in his own home," Obama told ABC's "Nightline."
    on Jul 24, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN

  2. In a guest column for Maureen Dowd in Sunday's New York Times, Colbert wrote: "I am not ready to announce yet - even though it's clear that the voters are desperate for a white, male, middle-aged, Jesus-trumpeting alternative."
    on Oct 16, 2007 By: Stephen Colbert Source: Forbes

  3. This is what Poulter told GolfWorld: "Tiger is one in a million. Actually Tiger is one in ten million. He is extraordinary. He was winning majors when he was 20. I was working in a pro shop in Leighton Buzzard when I was aged 23. The trouble is I...
    on Apr 5, 2008 By: Ian Poulter Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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