cradle-robber

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cradle-robber

A jocular term for someone who is romantically involved with a much younger person. I wouldn't have pegged Jeff as a cradle-robber, but I just saw him around town with a girl who looks like she's barely out of high school.
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Foster, a celebrity stylist, was 38-years old when she and Usher, who was 28-years old, married, causing Usher fans around the world to label her a gold-digger and cradle robber.
With a twinkle in her eye, Anita Craig-Kehmeier reaches across the table, pats her husband's hand and calls herself a cradle robber.
These should put to rest once and for all Michael Collie's absurdly mistaken deduction that Edith was only fourteen years old when Gissing married her--a piece of botched detective work that turns poor Gissing into an 1890s cradle robber, a fin de siecle Humbert Humbert (Michael Collie, George Gissing: A Biography [Archon, 1977], pp.
Some call her a cradle robber while others say that this is payback for the Hulk cheating on her with a much younger woman.
Tameka Foster, a celebrity stylist, was 38-years old when she and Usher, who was 28-years old, married, causing Usher fans around the world to label her a gold-digger and cradle robber.