Definition of Age of Aquarius in US English:

Age of Aquarius


  • An age that the world has just entered or is about to enter, believed by some to signal a period of peace and harmony.

    • ‘This is the same advice the organization has been offering since its founding back in the Age of Aquarius.’
    • ‘We are told, truthfully for once, that it is enough for us simply to be on hand - a postmodern version of the Age of Aquarius's ‘be here now.’’
    • ‘This is the ‘new age’ referred to by subsequent exponents of the Age of Aquarius and all its attendant book and incense sales.’
    • ‘In the Age of Aquarius, people hit the road in order to ‘find themselves.’’
    • ‘It may not be the Age of Aquarius but it definitely is the age of accounting fraud.’
    • ‘Of course, now that we're on the paisley verge of the greying pony tail that is the Age of Aquarius, people are going to stop acting in their own self interests and start championing the common good.’
    • ‘With the dawning of the Age of Aquarius in the 1960s and 70s, some trendy joints used to have a replica of the king and the queen from the playing cards on doors leading to men and women's toilet.’
    • ‘It was an era that gave birth to the Age of Aquarius.’
    • ‘You can thank globalization for our dawning Age of Aquarius.’
    • ‘The arrival of the new millennium opened a new Age of Aquarius, but not the envisioned, utopian one.’