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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Lent, "Cradle Robbers," FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, September 1995, 12-17.