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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.


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

This idiom is in the age category

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