HyperDic: time_of_life

English > 1 sense of the expression time of life:
NOUNtimetime of lifea period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
English > time of life: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningA period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state.
Part oflife, lifetime, life-time, lifespanThe period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)
NarroweradolescenceThe time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood
adulthood, maturityThe period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed
age, eldA time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises
bachelorhoodThe time of a man's life prior to marriage
bloom, bloom of youth, salad daysThe best time of youth
childhoodThe time of person's life when they are a child
deathbedThe last few hours before death
eighties, mid-eightiesThe time of life between 80 and 90
fifties, mid-fiftiesThe time of life between 50 and 60
forties, mid-fortiesThe time of life between 40 and 50
golden yearsThe time of life after retirement from active work
infancy, babyhood, early childhoodThe early stage of growth or development
middle ageThe time of life between youth and old age (e.g., between 40 and 60 years of age)
neonatal periodThe first 28 days of life
nineties, mid-ninetiesThe time of life between 90 and 100
old age, years, age, eld, geezerhoodA late time of life
prepubertyA period of two years immediately prior to the onset of puberty when growth and changes leading to sexual maturity occur
puberty, pubescenceThe time of life when sex glands become functional
schooldays, schooltimeThe time of life when you are going to school
seventies, mid-seventiesThe time of life between 70 and 80
sixties, mid-sixtiesThe time of life between 60 and 70
summerThe period of finest development, happiness, or beauty
teensThe time of life between the ages of 12 and 20
thirties, mid-thirties, thirty-somethingThe time of life between 30 and 40
twenties, mid-twentiesThe time of life between 20 and 30
widowhoodThe time of a woman's life when she is a widow
youthThe time of life between childhood and maturity
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time

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