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What does age before beauty mean?


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age before beauty

A phrase said to allow older people to go before younger ones. Now most often used humorously or lightheartedly, and usually said by a younger person to an older friend or relative out of mock pity for being so much older and unattractive.

Example(s):

Please, you first. Age before beauty, you know.

This idiom is in the age category


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