Definition of 'long in the tooth'
Example sentences containing 'long in the tooth'
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Has the ability to run well but is getting a bit long in the tooth. The Sun (2011)Australia were there for the picking - too many of them were a bit long in the tooth. Times, Sunday Times (2015)While those three are getting a bit long in the tooth young pretender Long Run might not be old enough. The Sun (2011)It seems a shame to get rid of them, just because they're a bit long in the tooth. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The other competition was my request for high-tech economic indicators to replace the skip index, which is now looking a bit long in the tooth. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Definition of long in the tooth from the Collins English Dictionary
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