a person of about the same as another:
The student is far behind her agemates in reading comprehension.
a person of approximately the same age as another; a contemporary
He was matched with his agemates when the team was selected.
similar to playmate
an ancient region of SW France. Historical Examples Agen and the Agenais were ceded at once, and a commission was appointed to investigate Edward’s claims over lower Quercy. The History of England T.F. Tout
- Age of anxiety
a symphony (1949) by Leonard Bernstein.
- Age of enlightenment
noun an intellectual and scientific movement of 18th century Europe which was characterized by a rational and scientific approach to religious, social, political, and economic issues Examples The Age of Enlightenment led directly to the American Revolution and French Revolution and strongly influenced the Industrial Revolution.
- Age of reason
any period in history, especially the 18th century in France, England, etc., characterized by a critical approach to religious, social, and philosophical matters that seeks to repudiate beliefs or systems not based on or justifiable by reason. (lowercase) the age at which a person is considered capable of distinguishing between right and wrong. noun the […]