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  • baby-snatcher — baˈby snatcher noun 1. A person marrying or having as a lover someone who is much younger (usu derogatory; also cradle snatcher) 2. A person who steals a baby, eg from its pram (informal) • • • Main Entry: ↑baby …   Useful english dictionary

  • baby-snatcher —    a person with a much younger regular sexual partner    Usually heterosexual, with the woman older than the man:     He had been living with an older woman... baby snatching as everybody called it. (I. Murdoch, 1978)    Rarely the older person… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • baby snatcher — /ˈbeɪbi snætʃə/ (say baybee snachuh) noun 1. a person who kidnaps a small child. 2. → cradle snatcher …  

  • baby-snatcher — noun one who kidnaps a baby …   Wiktionary

  • baby-sitter —  , baby snatcher  Person who marries someone very much younger …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • baby — n. & v. n. (pl. ies) 1 a very young child or infant, esp. one not yet able to walk. 2 an unduly childish person (is a baby about injections). 3 the youngest member of a family, team, etc. 4 (often attrib.) a a young or newly born animal. b a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • baby snatching — noun The kidnapping of a baby. See Also: baby snatcher …   Wiktionary

  • cradle-snatcher — craˈdle snatcher noun (usu derogatory) Someone who chooses as a lover or marriage partner someone much younger than himself or herself (also baby snatcher) • • • Main Entry: ↑cradle * * * cradle snatcher UK [ˈkreɪd(ə)l ˌsnætʃə(r)] US [ˈkreɪd(ə)l… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cradle-snatcher —  Same as baby snatcher …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • crumb-snatcher — n a baby or small child. Like ankle biter, rug rat, etc., the phrase can be used affectionately and/or ruefully …   Contemporary slang

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