Definition of age group in US English:

age group


  • A number of people or things classed together as being of similar age.

    ‘that attitude is widespread in my age group’
    • ‘She added that the classrooms and cloakrooms were very large and airy and ideal for the particular age group.’
    • ‘He is the current England number one in his age group and has won the national singles title for the last three years.’
    • ‘I thought thank goodness there are some of his age group who have the guts to put in print his opinion of Great Britain.’
    • ‘You will be talking to a person in your own age group, and the service is totally confidential.’
    • ‘Each age group put on their own show, which was enjoyed by the large attendance on the night.’
    • ‘His years away at school and college meant he had been cut off to some extent from those of his age group.’
    • ‘Laura does most her training for swimming and is ranked in the top five for her age group in that sport.’
    • ‘The foundation tries to guide children to read books suitable for their age group.’
    • ‘All the boxes were marked with the age group that the gift was suitable for and whether it was for a boy or a girl.’
    • ‘That age group is the biggest category in the applications received by the Bureau.’
    • ‘It was far more relevant to the age group being examined and far better pitched, he said.’
    • ‘They are concerned that the age group of these people is getting lower and lower.’
    • ‘If you can dominate your age group when you're out of form, then you know you're good.’
    • ‘All are in my age group, have similar interests to me and write in English.’
    • ‘Nowadays it seems that everyone is at different stages of learning in the same age group.’
    • ‘Perhaps my age group will be middle-aged for longer than any previous generation.’
    • ‘Sarina came first in the slow modern solo, tap solo and neoclassical solo for her age group.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, the Government has extended its New Deal employment scheme to the same age group.’
    • ‘The complex has a lot of people who are in our age group and who are parents of young kids too, so we have a lot in common.’
    • ‘These people were mostly pensioners, belonging to the age group written off as past it by most employers.’
    number of years, lifetime, duration, length of life
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age group

/ˈeɪdʒ ˌɡrup//ˈāj ˌɡro͞op/