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cradle-snatcher

A jocular term for someone who is romantically involved with a much younger person. Dating sites seem to be filled with nothing but cradle-snatchers looking for women who are 20 years younger than them.

snatcher

n. a police officer; a detective. (Underworld.) One of the local snatchers came around to see if the door was locked.
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ACOR owns a 1/10th of 1% ORRI under PEL 111, which includes the Snatcher Oil Field, covering approximately 292,819 gross acres.
In their last attempt, the purse snatchers tried to grab a 43-year-old woman's bag on Argion Street.
Police said the slain snatcher was about 30-35 years old, 5'5" tall and bore a tattoo, "Rodel,"on his left arm.
The second well, Snatcher-10, was a deviated delineation well that appraised the northern extent of the Snatcher field approximately 300 metres northwest of Snatcher-3.
He went on to star in many f i lms but found lasting fame in Body Snatchers in 1956, in which he co-star red wit h Dana Wynter.
Buzzers, Snatchers, Zonkers and Woolly Buggers all took fish with a slow figure-of-eight retrieve or wind-blown swing.
Richard Hannon jnr, assistant to Richard Hannon, trainer of Ned Ludd and The Snatcher ``Ned Ludd has had a nice break since he ran so well to finish second in what looked a good Sandown maiden.
This is the face of the would-be bag snatcher who fled empty handed after an attempted theft in Normanby.
MOTORISTS are being driven round the bend by a phantom sign snatcher.
A child snatcher launched a terrifying attack on a youngster walking to school through a Tyneside suburb, a court heard.
PEL 111 - Three (3) Well Drilling Program 100% Successful - All Three (3) Wells Strike Oil - Snatcher Oil Field Now Producing Oil
RISALPUR -- Police arrested the leader of motorcycle snatcher group and recovered motorcycles, arms here on Saturday.
As the vendor fell, PO1 Avila shouted, P--, bulilyaso; hindi yan ang snatcher (Son of a -, we made a mistake; that's not the snatcher).
She was called Thatcher the Milk Snatcher after ending free drinks - and families forced to pay an average PS400 a year, if Osborne axes free school meals in England for all children in Years One and Two, should revolt.
A pensioner being treated for damaged tendons after fending off a bag snatcher got a pleasant surprise yesterday when her visitors included Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall.