Definition of age gap in English:

age gap

Syllabification: age gap


  • A difference in age between people, especially as a potential source of misunderstanding.
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    • Despite our age gap and wildly different backgrounds, the husband and I found common ground in the band.
    • The difference in thinking caused by the age gap between the parents and children increased elderly people's loneliness.
    • Books that appeal across the age gap can help bring the generations closer together, something any parent of a Potter fan who has read the Harry Potter books themselves will appreciate.

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