over the hill

over the hill
no longer able to do something at an acceptable level because of age.

Some judges who are 75 may be over the hill, but others still have energy galore.


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  • over the hill — {adj.}, {informal} Past one s prime; unable to function as one used to; senile. * /Poor Mr. Jones is sure not like he used to be; well, he s over the hill./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • over the hill — {adj.}, {informal} Past one s prime; unable to function as one used to; senile. * /Poor Mr. Jones is sure not like he used to be; well, he s over the hill./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Over the Hill — Directed by George T. Miller Starring Olympia Dukakis Release date(s) 30 June 1992 (1992 06 30) …   Wikipedia

  • over the hill — If someone is over the hill they have reached an age at which they can longer perform as well as they used to …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • over the hill — ► over the hill informal old and past one s best. Main Entry: ↑hill …   English terms dictionary

  • over the hill — 1. mod. escaped from prison or the military. (See also AWOL.) □ Two rivates went over the hill last night. □ They broke out of jail and went over the hill. 2. mod. too old (for something). □ You’re only fifty! You’re not over the hi …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • over the hill — adjective Old, past the prime of life. Mrs. Joiner is over the hill. Syn: worn out …   Wiktionary

  • over the hill — informal no longer young and therefore unable to do things that you could do in the past Judging from Saturday s performance, she s by no means over the hill yet …   English dictionary

  • over the hill — pp Too old. My dad can t understand a word I way; he s over the hill. 1960s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • over\ the\ hill — adj informal Past one s prime; unable to function as one used to; senile. Poor Mr. Jones is sure not like he used to be; well, he s over the hill …   Словарь американских идиом

  • over the hill —    If someone is over the hill they have reached an age at which they can longer perform as well as they used to.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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