be no spring chicken

be no spring chicken

slang To no longer be youthful. A "spring chicken" is in fact a young chicken. I'm no spring chicken, so I can't stay out till 2 AM drinking and dancing anymore.
See also: chicken, spring

be no spring chicken

  (humorous)
to not be young any more He must be ten years older than Grace, and she's no spring chicken.
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See also: chicken, spring