cradle\ robber

• cradle robber
• cradle robbing
See: rob the cradle

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • cradle-robber — cradle .robber also cradle .snatcher BrE n someone who has a romantic relationship with someone who is much younger used to show disapproval →↑sugar daddy, toy boy ↑toy boy >cradle robcradle snatch BrE v [I] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cradle-robber — cradle ,robber noun count AMERICAN INFORMAL someone who has a sexual relationship with a much younger person ╾ cradle ,robbing noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cradle-robber — noun The judge died when he was seventy. He was a real cradle robber because he left a thirty year old widow. See: rob the cradle and cradle robbing …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cradle robber — noun A person who marries or becomes romantically involved with someone who is much younger or who employs or otherwise engages a young person for a purpose inappropriate for his or her age. And no mother, he shouted, can call ME a ‘fortune… …   Wiktionary

  • cradle robber — [cradle robbing] See: ROB THE CRADLE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cradle robber — [cradle robbing] See: ROB THE CRADLE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cradle-robber — …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) cradle-robber — American, humorous someone who has a romantic or sexual relationship with a much younger partner. He s a cradle robber. He married a 16 year old and he s nearly 30! …   New idioms dictionary

  • cradle\ robbing — • cradle robber • cradle robbing See: rob the cradle …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cradle-snatcher —    an older person marrying one much younger    In everyday English, someone who steals a baby, not its bed. Usually of a man and sometimes as a verb. Also as cradle robber:     They implied ungraciously that is the cradle snatching Londoner and… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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