coeval coeval

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person of nearly the same age as another
  2. (adj) of the same period

Usage(s):

  1. Her coeval, the wonderful Penelope Wilton, is providing the most fully shaded interpretation in Michael Grandages production of Hamlet at Wyndhams Theater.
  2. On the contrary, she was a flapper very like her coeval, Tallulah Bankhead.
  3. Behind trendy sunglasses the driver looked like Richard Gere poorly disguised, with gray tousled locks that made him an attractive coeval.
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