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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.

a cradle-snatcher

  (British & Australian humorous)
someone who has a romantic or sexual relationship with a much younger partner He's three years younger than you? You cradle-snatcher! (British & Australian humorous)

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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Four kilometres south west of the Snatcher oil field, initial production testing began on the Mustang-1 exploration well (Beach 40%).
The Cyber Group plans to market SNATCHER to Law Enforcement Agencies, Corporations and consumers.
Snatcher Oil Field Commences 1(st) Oil Production on PEL 111 under ACOR's ORRI
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.
The Snatcher-1 & Snatcher-2 wells are a successful test of the oil bearing potential of the Snatcher Prospect adjacent to the Santos Limited operated Charo Field in PPL 177.
Swati Goswami, an athlete, chased the accused snatcher, Sajjad, who snatched chain from a woman named Chinu Dhamija, while she was standing at the Hakikat Nagar traffic signal.
The Ensign 948 rig has started a drilling program in PEL 111 (Beach 40%) that will include appraisal and development drilling in the Snatcher Field and nearby exploration wells.
No police man or warden was there to come to my aid and even not any one among the shopkeepers or customers tried to catch the purse snatcher, said Robina Begum a working lady.
A car snatcher led police on a risky high-speed chase through Newcastle and North Tyneside.
One backer's fun in confusing the market was another layer's misery as eventual winner Upper Hand was matched at 150 for pounds 6 on Betfair when arriving late to deny The Snatcher, matched at a low of 1.
Shelley, a stage-trained actress born in Swindon, England, has been in films such as ``Photographing Fairies,'' ``Everybody Loves Sunshine'' and ``The Bone Snatcher.
SHEEP snatcher George Kozikowski yesterday rejected a compromise deal to get back the flock he kidnapped.
The operator states that oil production for the Snatcher oil field is expected to commence in October 2009 at a rate of approximately 400 BOPD.
Senex Energy Limited (ASX:SXY), as Operator of the PEL 111 Snatcher oil field joint venture, has reached agreement on key commercial terms with Santos Limited (ASX:STO), as Operator of the PPL 177 Charo oil field joint venture, for the pipeline transportation of crude oil from Snatcher oil field to Moomba.
A BAG snatcher will be deported for the fourth time after he assaulted a police officer trying to arrest him at Heathrow Airport.