cradle-snatcher

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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.
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Famed for liking young men - that's Flack, not Louis - the 34-year-old has in the past been called some outlandish names, like a cougar, a cradle-snatcher, even a presenter.
Others called me a paedophile and a cradle-snatcher.
She did everything she could to break us up, telling lies about me and accusing me of being a cradle-snatcher.
s r Critics have called her all sorts of outlandish names - like a cougar, a cradle-snatcher, even a presenter.
I don't want to give the office gossips a field day and get a reputation as a cradle-snatcher.
But my parents call him a cradle-snatcher which really hurts us.