Sell-by date



[sel-bahy] /ˈsɛlˌbaɪ/
noun
1.
the last date on which perishable food should be sold, usually established with some allowance for home storage under refrigeration.
Compare shelf life.
Idioms
2.
past one’s / its sell-by date, Informal. past one’s or its prime; past the period of greatest vigor, success, etc.:
an aging actress, well past her sell-by date.

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