Example sentences for: over-the-hill

How can you use “over-the-hill” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Kevin Costner is 11 years older than he was as Crash Davis, the over-the-hill minor-league catcher in Bull Durham (1988), but he can still get away with playing a professional ballplayer.

  • The minor league of golf, the Nike Tour features struggling rookies and over-the-hill dreamers striving to make the PGA Tour but settling for budget motels and yearly winnings of less than $20,000.

  • Having failed to win critics' hearts with his last two movies, The Postman and Message in a Bottle, Costner is presumably reverting to the most consistently successful formula of his career: charming, over-the-hill sports figure makes a comeback.

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