mid-fifties mid-fifties

Definition(s):

  • (n) the time of life between 50 and 60

Usage(s):

  1. In the mid-fifties, a hopeful Tom and Body arrived in Hollywood.
  2. I'm in my mid-fifties, but look younger.
  3. I was a child in the mid-fifties, and it's hard to imagine that the end of world war II was a mere 10 years before I beginning to be aware of it.

News

  • Driver crashes into construction zone drop-off in downtown Grand Rapids

    Police on the scene said the driver, a woman in her mid-fifties, became confused by construction on Monroe Avenue in downtown Grand Rapids shortly before 6 p.m. The driver believed she had to be in the right lane to continue down the street and erroneously drove into the construction area for a new Rapid bus stop.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Grand Rapids Press

Quotes

  1. "Buddy's integral to this album, you can hear his taste all over the instrumentation," said Plant in a statement. "Buddy's zone is beautiful, with a lot of reflections going back into mid-Fifties rockabilly, the singing fishermen and all the...
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Robert Plant Source: Rolling Stone

  2. "She lived in Barcelona and was only in her mid-fifties," said Bikey before flying to Spain to be with his family. "I spoke to the manager and said I wanted to play. Sometimes you just have to make big decisions and the team needs me now."
    on Mar 23, 2008 By: Andre Bikey Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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