Definition of ageless in US English:

ageless

adjective

  • 1Never looking old or appearing to grow old.

    ‘the ageless singer looked flawless’
    ‘we often praise celebrities for their ageless appearance’
    • ‘An exchange of points by the visitor's Alan Smullen and that ageless veteran Liam Miley kept just the single point between them.’
    • ‘But then, to date the integrity of Beckett's genius has survived all the fashions and the fads, and thankfully great art like his survives behind the times, ageless and indestructible.’
    • ‘Gently melancholic ageless classic from the lost talent of English song.’
    • ‘It would have to be a timeless, ageless tale, something that could be told in over eighty years and still have the same moving punch as it would back in the nineteen hundreds.’
    • ‘It is a world of gracious living, Old World culture, and haute cuisine, as ageless as Brigitte Bardot or Catherine Deneuve.’
    • ‘They wore sleek hairstyles, or things called beehives; they were poised, ageless and grown-up, and they had nothing, nothing to do with me or the likes of me.’
    • ‘There is no more dangerous an opponent than a wounded Oz cricketer, especially if that ageless warrior Glenn McGrath returns to supplement the snarling fury of the visitors.’
    • ‘It will be the first time in the Swindon theatre's history that J M Barrie's ageless classic has been performed as a pantomime.’
    • ‘At surface level, our cultural climate appears to be not only ageless, but agelessly credible.’
    • ‘Form there on in it was all Moorefield as inspired by that ageless veteran Martin Murray they attacked in waves.’
    • ‘It would reign omnipotent over all the other inestimable, ageless, treasures of antiquity that thirty seven ruthless years of deep intrigue and immense wealth had brought him.’
    • ‘With such timeless material and a seemingly ageless line-up, who knows when the Steeleye Span journey will end?’
    • ‘Other contingency plans include rookie Ryan Claridge (a fifth-round pick) and a potential return by ageless veteran Roman Phifer.’
    • ‘The scene was set for an evening of entertainment highlighted by the ageless message of hope.’
    • ‘Everybody needs a summer holiday, but which once ageless pop star opened his Barbados home to the Blair family in August?’
    • ‘It has an ageless quality, perhaps because it was written by an old man in a decade (the eighties) in which poetic reflections on the First World War were not a common theme for novels.’
    • ‘The ageless Neal Ascherson is one of Scotland's great national assets, fortunately now repatriated in common with the Stone of Destiny.’
    • ‘Leading the way to a table by the window, she seated them with two other people: a man who appeared to be ageless, and a woman who was very elegant and probably in her mid-thirties.’
    • ‘Conan Watt is drafted into the attack at wing forward with that ageless veteran and marvellous footballing servant, Liam Dalton, again leading the attack on the 40.’
    • ‘Compared to the veterans we've been seeing recently, he looks spookily ageless.’
    • ‘Described as an ‘ageing, yet ageless hippy’ by one observer, Tippett vigorously ambled into old age looking and sounding at least 15 years younger than he was.’
    • ‘It appears that ageless truth remains the same that small guns are easier to carry and the big guns shoot better.’
    • ‘That ageless veteran, Michael Collins, turned in another stellar performance in a defensive unit that was impregnable.’
    • ‘This belief corresponds precisely to the Indian tradition of a perennial philosophy, an ageless wisdom revealed and revealed, restored, lost, and again restored through the cycles of ages.’
    • ‘Without it, through little fault of his own, Plutarch is left exposed as the supreme exemplar of the ageless dictum: never let the facts get in the way of a good story.’
    • ‘The architecture of the modern era aspires to evoke an air of ageless youth and of a perpetual present.’
    • ‘So much so that, in meeting her, an edge of brittle insecurity appears faintly visible beneath her ageless face and coolly cordial manner.’
    • ‘Close your eyes and look inside yourself, shut out the noise of your civilization and listen to the ageless stories of the Shona, buried deep inside the foundation stones of this once Great place, this Zimbabwe.’
    • ‘Scotland is a country that breeds culture - that in itself remains ageless.’
    • ‘But the life Edwards has lead, globetrotting with her father, has given her something that puts her at odds with those who would normally be considered peers, and gives her songs an ageless outlook.’
    • ‘But if these combined to pull out the winner, the real stars of the show were the ageless Tommy Turner, mopping up languidly at the back, and Ricky Gillies and Hugh Murray dominating in midfield.’
    • ‘Blundell was a handful all afternoon and, in the second half, set up chances for the ageless Jimmy Quinn and Steve Garvey - both of which were superbly saved by Smith.’
    • ‘Even easily anticipated situations have revealed Auntie to be timeless, ageless and fundamentally clueless.’
    • ‘Yet ever since the launch of her own label, in 1983, she has consistently espoused a style that is contemporary in spirit but timeless and ageless in appeal.’
    • ‘This is what tells us that the Universe probably does have a finite age, it probably is not eternal and ageless as Einstein wanted to believe.’
    • ‘This brings us to that ageless marital dilemma facing everyone I know: why is it that whatever you spend money on makes sense, and whatever he spends it on is a complete and utter waste?’
    • ‘Murphy Brown was an intelligent, risk-taking sitcom that surpasses its topical '80s humor to become an ageless classic.’
    • ‘It endured forever in its own special dimension of time - ageless, never dimming entirely from memory, forever after unattainable.’
    • ‘Again, Whiting in his typically thorough, yet fast-moving style, puts the reader bang in the picture and proves that these battles of 60 years ago are ageless and still provide a great read.’
    • ‘They become artifacts not only of culture but of time, and as such acquire a timeless, ageless quality that can elude even the best color films.’
    • ‘He saw his side lose eight wickets for 61 before he found some support from the ageless Bill Carter who helped add 25 for the ninth wicket until Webster hit a return catch to Evans and fell for 58.’
    classic, timeless, enduring
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    1. 1.1 Lasting for a long time or forever.
      ‘the ageless argument about whether human beings possess free will’
      • ‘This is what tells us that the Universe probably does have a finite age, it probably is not eternal and ageless as Einstein wanted to believe.’
      • ‘This brings us to that ageless marital dilemma facing everyone I know: why is it that whatever you spend money on makes sense, and whatever he spends it on is a complete and utter waste?’
      • ‘With such timeless material and a seemingly ageless line-up, who knows when the Steeleye Span journey will end?’
      • ‘Close your eyes and look inside yourself, shut out the noise of your civilization and listen to the ageless stories of the Shona, buried deep inside the foundation stones of this once Great place, this Zimbabwe.’
      • ‘It appears that ageless truth remains the same that small guns are easier to carry and the big guns shoot better.’
      • ‘But the life Edwards has lead, globetrotting with her father, has given her something that puts her at odds with those who would normally be considered peers, and gives her songs an ageless outlook.’
      • ‘Murphy Brown was an intelligent, risk-taking sitcom that surpasses its topical '80s humor to become an ageless classic.’
      • ‘The architecture of the modern era aspires to evoke an air of ageless youth and of a perpetual present.’
      • ‘They become artifacts not only of culture but of time, and as such acquire a timeless, ageless quality that can elude even the best color films.’
      • ‘Yet ever since the launch of her own label, in 1983, she has consistently espoused a style that is contemporary in spirit but timeless and ageless in appeal.’
      • ‘But then, to date the integrity of Beckett's genius has survived all the fashions and the fads, and thankfully great art like his survives behind the times, ageless and indestructible.’
      • ‘Gently melancholic ageless classic from the lost talent of English song.’
      • ‘It endured forever in its own special dimension of time - ageless, never dimming entirely from memory, forever after unattainable.’
      • ‘It is a world of gracious living, Old World culture, and haute cuisine, as ageless as Brigitte Bardot or Catherine Deneuve.’
      • ‘It would reign omnipotent over all the other inestimable, ageless, treasures of antiquity that thirty seven ruthless years of deep intrigue and immense wealth had brought him.’
      • ‘This belief corresponds precisely to the Indian tradition of a perennial philosophy, an ageless wisdom revealed and revealed, restored, lost, and again restored through the cycles of ages.’
      • ‘It would have to be a timeless, ageless tale, something that could be told in over eighty years and still have the same moving punch as it would back in the nineteen hundreds.’
      • ‘The scene was set for an evening of entertainment highlighted by the ageless message of hope.’
      • ‘It will be the first time in the Swindon theatre's history that J M Barrie's ageless classic has been performed as a pantomime.’
      • ‘Without it, through little fault of his own, Plutarch is left exposed as the supreme exemplar of the ageless dictum: never let the facts get in the way of a good story.’
      • ‘It has an ageless quality, perhaps because it was written by an old man in a decade (the eighties) in which poetic reflections on the First World War were not a common theme for novels.’
      lasting, classic, enduring, permanent, perpetual, perennial, abiding, unfailing, unchanging, never-changing, changeless, unvarying, unfading, invariable, unending, without end, ceaseless, never dying, undying, deathless, immortal, eternal, everlasting, immutable, indestructible, imperishable
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Pronunciation

ageless

/ˈeɪdʒləs//ˈājləs/